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The World in Words

A University of Kansas linguist is risking the ire of Russia in helping Kazakhstan change its writing system

0:00 | Sep 3rd, 2014

The Kazakh language uses the Cyrillic script, but Dutch-born linguist Allard Jongman is helping this oil-rich former Soviet state switch to the Latin Alphabet.