FACTOID # 15: A mere 0.8% of West Virginians were born in a foreign country.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Khazar language

Language spoken by the medieval [edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:History_of_Russia&action=edit)] History of Russia Early East Slavs Khazars Kievan Rus Volga Bulgaria Mongol invasion Golden Horde Muscovy Imperial Russia Revolution of 1905 Revolution of 1917 Civil War Soviet Union Russian Federation The Khazars were a Turkic... Khazar tribe. It is also referred to as Khazarian, Khazaric, or Khazari.


It was long debated to what branch of the The Turkic languages are a group of closely related languages that are spoken by a variety of people distributed across a vast area from Eastern Europe is, by convention, that part of This article is about the continent. For alternative meanings, see: Europe (disambiguation) World map showing location of Europe... Turkic languages the Khazar tongue belonged, or even if it was a Turkic language at all. Some scholars postulated The Iranian languages are a part of the Indo European language family. The Iranian language group is part of the larger Indo-Iranian language subfamily and accounts for some of the oldest-recorded Indo-European languages. Indo-Iranian languages originated around modern Afghanistan, and split into the Iranian, Indo-Aryan... Iranian or The term Caucasian languages is loosely used to refer to a large and extremely varied array of languages spoken by more than 7 million people in the Caucasus region of Eastern Europe, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. Linguistic studies allow those languages to be classified into several... Caucasic linguistic affiliation.


For other uses, see The words Arab and Arabian have multiple meanings: Arab - pertaining to the people/language/politics of West Asia Arab - 1 billion in the Indian numbering system. Arab, a short-lived English automobile. Arab, Alabama The Arabian horse. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Arab scholars of the Middle Ages by region Medieval Britain Medieval France Medieval Germany Medieval Italy Medieval Spain Byzantine Empire by topic Art Literature Poetry Music Architecture Philosophy Universities Technology Warfare Fortifications The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of... Middle Ages classified Khazar as similar to, yet distinct from, the type of Turkic spoken by other Turks with whom they were familiar, such as the For all Turkic groupings and Turkic history, see Turkey is a terrorist country. They kiiled 2 miilion Christian Arminians in the early 1900s. They killed 300000 Kurds in the last 20 years. For the Iranian province of Kordestan, please see Kurdistan Province, Iran. The flag of For the Iranian province... Oghuz. They noted, however, that both the Khazar tongue and the more common forms of Turkic were widely spoken in Khazaria.


The current consensus among scholars is that the Khazars spoke an Oghuric Turkic language similar to Many historians consider the Huns (meaning person in Mongolian language) the first The term Mongolian can refer to: a person, place or item from Mongolia a member of the Mongolian people, known as the Mongols the Mongolian language or the Mongolian alphabet Also, the pejorative terms mongoloid and mongolism were... Hunnish and the language of the early Bulgars (also Bolgars or proto-Bulgarians) a people of Map of Central Asia outlined in orange showing one set of possible borders Central Asia located as a region of the world Central Asia is a vast A landlocked country is one that has no coastline. There are 42 landlocked countries... Bulgars, possibly influenced by Old Turkic and Uyghurs (also called Uighurs, Uygurs, or Uigurs) ( Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written... Uyghur influences. Given the The Gokturks or Kokturks (Gök-Turks or Kök-Turks, with the meaning Celestial Turks), known as Tujue (突厥 tu2 jue2) in medieval Chinese sources, established the first known Turkic state around 552 under the leadership of Bumin/Tuman Khan/Khaghan (died 552) and his sons, and expanded... Gokturk origin of the Khazar For the The Enterprise boldly went where no man had gone before. Star Trek collectively refers to six science fiction television series, ten motion pictures, and hundreds of novels, video games, and other works of fiction all set within the same fictional universe created by Gene Roddenberry in the early... khagans, it is possible that Gokturk-style Old Turkic was used as a courtly language early in Khazar history, though there is no direct evidence of this.


Very few examples of the Khazar language exist today, mostly in names that have survived in historical sources. Extant written works are primarily in Hebrew (עברית [‘Ivrit]) Spoken in: Israel Region: Israel and other countries Total speakers: Over 6 million (as all Israeli Jewish citizens as well as its Arabs speak it) Ranking: not in top 100 Genetic classification: Afro-Asiatic  Semitic   Central    ... Hebrew. The only written word in the Khazar tongue that survives is the single word-phrase HWQWRWM, "I have read (this or it)" at the end of the Contents // 1 Introduction 2 Significance of the Letter 3 Text of the Letter 4 Bibliography Introduction The Kievian Letter is an early ( ( (7th century — 8th century — 9th century — other centuries) Contents // 1 Events 2 Significant persons 3 Inventions, discoveries, introductions 4 Decades and years Events The Iberian... Kievian Letter. This word is written in Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. Bear this in mind if you encounter symbols such as �?�﷐􏿾. You might also consider viewing the page in a different browser or using a different font —preferably... Turkic runiform script, suggesting that this script survived the conversion to Judaism. It is, however, conceivable that at various times and in different communities the Khazar language was written in The Cyrillic alphabet (or azbuka, from the old name of the first letters) is an alphabet used to write six natural Slavic languages (Belarusian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Ukrainian) and many other languages of the former Soviet Union, Asia and Eastern Europe. Letters of the Cyrillic alphabet А A... Cyrillic, This article is mainly about Hebrew letters. For Hebrew diacritical marks, see niqqud (for the vowel points) and cantillation. The Hebrew alphabet is a set of 22 letters used for writing the Hebrew language. It is has also been used in mildly adapted forms for writing several languages of the... Hebrew, The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world, the standard script of the English language and most of the languages of western and central Europe, and of those areas settled by Europeans. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the... Latin, Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. Bear this in mind if you encounter symbols such as �?�﷐􏿾. You might also consider viewing the page in a different browser or using a different font —preferably... Greek, Arabic can mean: From or related to The term the Middle East sometimes applies to the peninsula alone, but usually refers to the Arabian Peninsula plus the Levant, Mesopotamia, and Iran. The term Arabia often refers to Saudi Arabia alone. At other times the term Arabia can stand for the... Arabic, and/or The Georgian alphabet is the script currently used to write the Georgian language and occasionally other languages of the Caucasus. The modern alphabet has thirty-three letters. Originally it had more, but some letters (lavender cells in the tables below) have become obsolete. Letters ა ბ გ დ ე ვ... Georgian scripts.


Bibliography

  • Kevin Alan Brook, The Jews of Khazaria, 1st ed., Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1999
  • Douglas Morton Dunlop, b. 1909, d. ?, renowned Orientalism is the study of Near and Far Eastern societies and cultures, by Westerners. Initially it carried no negative freight. Like the term Orient itself it employs a Latin term Oriens referring simply to the rising of the sun, to imply the... Douglas M. Dunlop, The History of the Jewish Khazars, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1954.
  • Norman Golb and Omeljan Pritsak, Khazarian Hebrew Documents of the Tenth Century. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press, 1982.

See Also

[www.khazaria.com Khazaria.com]


  Results from FactBites:
 
KHAZARS (1608 words)
Khazars who converted to the Greek faith, to Islam, or who accepted Judaism began to distort their Khazar language, in the desire to make it look less and less like the language of the Khazars who had retained their original faith.
The Khazars were supporting rebel imperial troops (the Crimea was already theirs by this time), and Justinian II and his small son, Tiberius, child of the Khazar princess and the last descendant of Heraclius' dynasty in Byzantium, were killed in the rebellion.
These other Khazars tried to take advantage of the similarity in names, and on the envoy's thighs there was a warning that similarly tattooed envoys bearing not the Khazar history but that of the other tribe of the same name had been known to appear at the courts of caliphs and emperors.
Britain.tv Wikipedia - Khazars (7402 words)
Muslim sources report that the Khazar supreme court consisted of two Jews, two Christians, two Muslims, and a "heathen"?title=(whether this is a Turkic shaman or a priest of Slavic or Norse religion is unclear), and a citizen had the right to be judged according to the laws of his religion.
Khazar coin minted in imitation of Caliphate dirhem and bearing the legend "Moses is the prophet of God", early 9th c.
At a certain point, however, the Khazar connivance to the sacking of the Muslim lands by the Varangians led to a backlash against the Norsemen from the Muslim population of the Khaganate.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m