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Lengthening of Vowels

  • due to the dropping of /k/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
keldikkeldu:(v)we came
noziknozu:(v)delicate
etiketu:(v)boots
  • due to the dropping of /h/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
gohgo:sometimes, at times
astag’furullohasto:pirimlo:God forgive me
bismillohbismillo:in the name of God
  • due to the dropping of /r/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
bormi?bo:mi?is there?
  • due to the dropping of /q/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
pichoqpicho:knife
bo’g’irsoqbo’g’irso:small doughnut-like pieces of fried dough
bayroqbayro:flag
bekinmachoqbekimmacho:hide and seek game
baliqbalu:fish
iliq-miliqilu:-milu:warm
masalliqmasallu:ingredients
soliqsolu:taxes
isiriqisiru:wild rue
  • due to the dropping of /g’/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
to’g’rito:riright, correct
yorug’yoru:bright
urug’uru:seed
qarindosh-urug’qarindosh-uru:relatives
qutlug’qullu:blessed
  • due to the dropping of /y/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
kiymaki:madon’t wear
  • due to the dropping of ayn:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
ya’niya:niin other words, that is to say
  • due to the dropping of /g/:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
tegmate:madon’t touch
  • due to the syllabic change and redistribution of sounds:
Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
o’n ucho’:nuchthirteen
  • due to contraction of two words:

As a result of the contraction of two words the loss of adjacent vowels and the shortening of consonants occur:

Literary languageTashkent dialectEnglish
yoza olmaydi>yozolmaydiyozo:miydican’t write
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