Uzbek language resources – Language Links Database

Uzbek is a Turkic language that is the first official and only declared national language of Uzbekistan. The language of Uzbeks, it is spoken by some 27 million native speakers in Uzbekistan and elsewhere in Central Asia (2015), making it the second-most widely spoken Turkic language after Turkish. 

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Native speakers: 27 million (2015)

Official language in: Uzbekistan

Uzbek Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - If you're trying to learn the Uzbek Alphabet you will find some useful resources including a course about pronunciation, and sound of all letters... to help you with your Uzbek grammar. Learning the Uzbek alphabet is very important because its structure is used in everyday conversation. Without it, you will not be able to say words properly even if you know how to write those words. The better you pronounce a letter in a word, the more understood you will be in speaking the Uzbek language.
  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • Wikibooks - alphabet and vocabulary
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Uzbek for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)

Uzbek Reading Materials

  • - List of Uzbekistan newspapers, news sites, and magazines for news and information on sports, history, jobs, education, lifestyles, travel, and business
  • UzDaily - Provides essential business news and information on Uzbekistan and some feeds on other Central Asian states
  • Tashkent Times - Tashkent Times is an English language online-newspaper that brings all latest Uzbekistan news

Uzbek Dictionaries

Uzbek Listening and Video Resources

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