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Yshtyk, pass
Yudakhin Konstantin

Yshtyk, pass. On the A364 from Barskoon to Ak-Shyrak. This road used to be one of the routes of the Silk Road, passing over the Bedel Pass (4284 m) into China. In Soviet times the road turned East along the upper Naryn River and looped round over the Yshtyk Pass (3689 m) to Ak-Shyrak, Enilchek and eventually back to the city of Karakol. Unfortunately, some of the bridges are now down and the road, (never an easy route), is no longer passable. Top

Yudakhin, Konstantin Kuzmich (1890-1975) - Soviet linguist - Turkologist; Kyrgyzologist; professor (1940); doctor of Philological Sciences (1949); member of the Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR (1952); academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz SSR (1954), the originator of the fundamental Kyrgyz-Russian Dictionary (1940), which was released in 1944. After graduating from the Turkestan East Institute in the early 1925, he was elected Secretary of the Academic Center at the Department of Public Education of the Kara-Kyrgyz Autonomous Region. From 1928 to 1936, he engaged in the development of new international alphabets for the people of the USSR and was the author of many works on language engineering. He has also compiled bilingual dictionaries for Uzbek and Uighur languages. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, two other orders, and various medals.  Top

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