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Category: kazakh


most quoted re "kazakh": Jonathan North Washington (13), other (9), Anara (5), professors (5), Tristan Alexander McLeay (4)

other categories found with "kazakh": SSSR (17), language (17), turkic (15), linguistics (10), russian (10)

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[link] heard: 15 March 2013
[edit] added: 15 March 2013

(13:11:51) spectie: қ:ғ {а}: ь: {☭}: >: {S}: ы: ь:ь {n}:н ы: __HFST_TWOLC_.#.

(13:12:00) spectie: uh oh, communism in our transducer

(13:17:45) selimcan: Фонологи всех стран, объединяйтесь! :)

Fran and Ilnar commenting about the Kazakh transducer
puns, phonetics, linguistics, programming, kazakh, russian, SSSR, politics
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[link] heard: 19 July 2009
[edit] added: 19 July 2009

Jonathan: "Yeah, I remember being in the dark about stuff a lot when my Russian and Kazakh weren't very good: ‘Where are we? Why're we here?’"

Tekla: "‘Why's there a sheep boiling in the front yard?’"

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 29 September 2008
[edit] added: 29 September 2008

Jonathan: "I mean, in Kazakhstan a cellphone is like a toothbrush, but in America, it's more like a bicycle."

Michael: "I donno, I knew some people in Kazakhstan who didn't brush their teeth, but you can bet they had a phone."

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[link] heard: 21 April 2008
[edit] added: 21 April 2008

(22:46:56) Анара: хотя снова я скажу это что

(22:47:05) Анара: Kazakh girlz rulez!!!

(22:47:24) Анара: больше чем кыргызки и другие номадки

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[link] heard: 2 March 2008
[edit] added: 5 March 2008

[ўзбекча менен кыргызча билген Араб менен сүйлөшкөндө]

Гүлмира: "А казакча билесизби?"

Араб: "Жок."

Гүлмира: "Бирок казакча менен кыргызча почти бир тил."

Араб: "Разница бар!"

Гүлмира: "Ии, кечиресиз. Разница бар десеңиз, сизге ишенем."

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[link] heard: 25 February 2008
[edit] added: 24 February 2008

(02:21:33) Rianna: i'm hungry for something, but i'm highly unsure what

(02:22:20) Rianna: but i dunno, i don't wanna cook up pea soup now

(02:22:40) [me]: well, bawırsaq might be good

(02:22:46) [me]: I had some really good boorsoq today

(02:23:01) [me]: bog'irsoq isn't too hard to make

(02:23:05) [me]: I have a recipe

(02:23:09) [me]: though I've never actually tried it

(02:23:19) Rianna: mitä vittuu toi o?

(02:23:30) [me]: a type of fried dough / bread

(02:23:31) [me]: kind of

(02:23:37) Rianna: hahaha

(02:23:38) Rianna: nice

(02:23:41) [me]: ?

(02:23:50) Rianna: you answered my question :-p

(02:23:54) [me]: ..?

(02:23:55) [me]: so?

(02:24:08) Rianna: it was in another language..?

(02:24:13) [me]: oh shit

(02:24:15) [me]: wtf

(02:24:19) [me]: okay

(02:24:26) Rianna: i just asked you what the fuck is that

(02:24:30) Rianna: and you just answered that

(02:24:30) [me]: I guess I'm just used to guessing what people are saying half the time anyway

(02:24:46) [me]: don't really pay attention to how they say it unless I'm in linguist mode

(02:24:47) Rianna: you should put that on your quotes page to show off your mad skillz

(02:25:16) Rianna: you're a....demigod among linguists, Jonathan

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[link] heard: 17 February 2008
[edit] added: 17 February 2008

(04:38:57) Jóhann: youd like this song :P

(04:39:03) Jóhann: kazakh weird music is the genre

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[link] heard: 13 January 2008
[edit] added: 12 January 2008

(01:43:50) Шыңғыс: i am a future politician

(01:44:01) Шыңғыс: i have to be insane

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[link] heard: 2 January 2008
[edit] added: 3 January 2008

Jonathan: "Суп жақсы екен."

Қали: "Суп емес—повор жақсы."

Қали brags about his soup.
food, machoism, kazakh, omnipotence, puns
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[link] heard: 28 November 2007
[edit] added: 28 November 2007

(16:00) Анара: Ok, come here and не болтай по-кыргызски, а то мой папа тебя из дома выгонит и будешь спать на улице.

Anara invites me to Kazakhstan
patriotism, threats, SSSR, language, russian, kyrgyz, kazakh, multilingualisms, turkic
[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 23 October 2007
[edit] added: 23 October 2007

(13:06:16) Derek: I wanted to say thanks for speaking Kazakh (etc) around me all the time

(13:06:41) Derek: I think it's giving me a big edge in my Uighur class right now

(13:07:28) Derek: Turkic seems familiar to me instead of something strange, which is something the other students I would say definitely lack ;)

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[link] heard: 6 October 2007
[edit] added: 23 October 2007

"You see, it's different for you: Kyrgyz and Kazakh girls are actually attractive."

Sarah, on Central Asian guys
kyrgyz, kazakh, SSSR, relationships, sex, sadness, insults
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[link] heard: 6 July 2007
[edit] added: 6 July 2007

Stefan: "Okay everyone, remember, besh barmaq at my place on Friday."

Michael: "More like yigirme besh barmaq."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 24 June 2007
[edit] added: 24 June 2007

(04:02:04) [me]: let's do sheep based on land area now

(04:02:43) [me]: Kazakhstan: 15'217'700 / 2,724,900 km²

(04:03:06) [me]: Kyrgyzstan: 5'264'000 / 199,900 km²

(04:03:11) [me]: oops

(04:03:16) [me]: I think I'm doing humans :-P

(04:03:52) kesuari: unless you're kiwi, that's what I'd expect you to "do"

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[link] heard: 12 May 2007
[edit] added: 12 May 2007

Jonathan: "Інің неге келмеді?"

Anara: "Потому-что there is no қыздар."

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[link] heard: 7 May 2007
[edit] added: 7 May 2007

(00:11:39) kesuari: anyway, on notes unrelated, have you got anywhere a list of soundchanges from some earlier form of the language to kazakh/kyrgyz?

(00:12:09) [me]: no, but I could make one really quickly

(00:12:22) kesuari: could you?

(00:12:31) kesuari: there needs to be a turkic romlang

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[link] heard: 6 May 2007
[edit] added: 6 May 2007

Hamit aka: "I think Uzbek is the hardest—Uzbekistan is so small, and yet there are so many dialects of Uzbek. Xinjiang is big, but there are only three dialects of Uyghur. And Kazakhstan is huge, but there are no dialects."

Stefan: "Yeah. Russian's the same everywhere."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 20 April 2007
[edit] added: 22 April 2007

(00:04:32) kesuari: eü -> ew is nothing...

(00:05:04) [me]: actually, not's not true

(00:05:45) [me]: didn't you look at that chart I sent? ;)

(00:06:29) kesuari: oh, w desonorises!

(00:06:32) kesuari: that’s awesome

(00:06:32) [me]: yeah =)

(00:06:42) [me]: I remember noticing that about 2 years ago

(00:06:46) [me]: and coming to the same conclusion

(00:07:00) kesuari: lol. yeah, your opinions are contagious or something

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[link] heard: 18 April 2007
[edit] added: 18 April 2007

Shyngys: "This is the first time I'm showing up late to this class, so it's okay."

Jonathan: "Yeah, but it was because of music."

Shyngys: "But it was Kazakh music, so it was worth it."

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 29 March 2007
[edit] added: 30 March 2007

Anara, Palao isn't Kazakh for plov, plov is Russian for palao. Don't ever forget that.

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 1 March 2007
[edit] added: 1 March 2007

Jonathan: "Kazakh isn't that hard—I don't know why all the materials that teach it are so bad."

Ardak: "I think it's because the Soviet system made things unnecessarily complicated."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 18 February 2007
[edit] added: 19 February 2007

"Let me tell you, Chuck-for-the-buck is the best."

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[link] heard: 29 January 2007
[edit] added: 11 February 2007

"Kazakh is sweet piece of cake comparing to Russian.. Russian is even more harder than English..."

[comment] [rate] 4/5

[link] heard: 17 November 2006
[edit] added: 17 November 2006

Jonathan: "People never write on your wall. They write on my wall all the time."

Derek: "Yeah, that's because you're friends with an entire country."

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[link] heard: 30 October 2006
[edit] added: 30 October 2006

Jonathan you make kazakh people go WOW!

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[link] heard: 14 October 2006
[edit] added: 14 October 2006

"Why is it that the Kazakh flag strikes me as Romulan somehow?"

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[link] heard: 18 April 2006
[edit] added: 27 April 2006

"Who could judge whether this is right or wrong in… not well known languages?—let's put it that way."

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[link] heard: 18 March 2006
[edit] added: 18 March 2006

03:36:29 [me]: cardinal vowels are so wrong

03:36:44 [Tristan]: oh, yeah, they're quite arbitrary

03:37:58 [me]: very franco-centric, though, if you ask me

03:39:24 [me]: btw, Kazakh has aspirated voiceless stops

03:39:27 [me]: go figure

03:39:40 [me]: but those voiceless stops voice and fricativise on occasion :)

03:40:11 [Tristan]: the primaracy of voice distinction in stops is also very fraco-centric :)

03:40:28 [Tristan]: maybe the americans should make their own freedom phonetic alphabet :)

[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 21 July 2005
[edit] added: 25 July 2005

"Don't swallow endings, Scott. Otherwise you'll be getting fat."

Zaure, to Scott
language, kazakh, swseel, food
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[link] heard: 13 July 2005
[edit] added: 13 July 2005

"I want my genie to come."

Scott, in response to learning that "my genie comes" means "I'm mad" in Kazakh
swseel, weirdness, sex, magic, language, kazakh, inappropriateness, anger
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[link] heard: 11 July 2005
[edit] added: 11 July 2005

Jonathan: "It's funny; you said you were worrying about American life before you came to America; I worried about Kazakh life before I went to Kazakhstan."

Zaure: "But you have reason to worry about Kazakh life."

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[link] heard: 10 July 2005
[edit] added: 10 July 2005

"Usually I just huddle up in my room and conjugate things."

in response to why he's never around
language, kazakh, geekiness, sadness, swseel
[comment] [rate] 3/5

[link] heard: 0 July 2005
[edit] added: 11 July 2005

"You are not the only victim of the Russian language."

[comment] [rate] 5/5

[link] heard: 28 August 2004
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

"I think they would fall down on their asses laughing if Jay-Z came out in traditional Kazakh garb and started keepin’ it real with his dombra."

Danielle Ross, in response to the group Bangor
culture, patriotism, music, scariness, kazakh
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