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Qur’an translation of the week #08: Kur’oni Karim. Uzbekcha izoxli tarjima

It is not unusual that a Qur’an translation becomes a source for translations into further languages, but what about a single translator who produces his work in five languages?That is the fascinating story behind the “Kur’oni Karim. Uzbekcha izoxli tarjima” (“The Noble Qur’an: Annotated Translation into Uzbek”) by Alouddin Mansur. Born in 1952 in Qorasuv …

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Qur’an translation of the week #02: Koran perevod smyslov

“Koran: perevod smyslov” (1993) was the first Russian translation by a Muslim woman. By the late 1980’s, the Muslim community in the Soviet bloc experienced significant changes related to the return of religious freedom and the subsequent growth of religious revivalism. Only the academic work of Ignatij Krachkovskij (1963) and the outdated Christian Orthodox missionary …

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