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A Return to Roots: Film Argues that the "Sovietization" of Armenian Spelling Was More a Curse than a Blessing!

December 28, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

12:28, December 28, 2012

This one hour film Haroutyoun explores the history and implications of changes made to traditional Armenian orthography in the 1920s.

It raises a number of timely issues including how these changes have weakened chances for forging a united Armenian collective and how it had degraded the etymology of the language.

The authors call for a return to traditional spelling, arguing that it is not only feasible but a strategic imperative for national cohesiveness and linguistic development.

Source: HetqOriginial Article

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