Minority Languages of the North Caucasus and the Prospects of their Development in the Globalization Period
© Ayshat I. Temirbolatova
Cand. Sci. (Theory of Language), Senior Lecturer, Department of Philology and Social Sciences, Branch in Uchkeken, Southern Federal University
Аbstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of the current state of minority languages of the North Caucasus. The author points to the threat of the disappearance of a large number of languages whose speakers live in this multiethnic region. The main reasons for the disappearance of the languages of the North Caucasus are considered, among which the socio-economic, historical, cultural and domestic factors are distinguished. Some urgent measures aimed at the preservation and development of minority languages are offered, with special attention paid to the actualization of linguistic research conducted during the 20th century.
Keywords: endangered languages, North Caucasus, Minority Languages, language policy, language development.
Article information: Received on December 1, 2015, signed by the print, volume 4 / 2015 on December 15, 2015, published on December 21, 2015.
Full bibliographic reference to the article: Temirbolatova, A. I., Malochislennye jazyki Severnogo Kavkaza i perspektivy ih razvitija v period globalizacii (Minority Languages of the North Caucasus and the Prospects of their Development in the Globalization Period), Nasledie Vekov, 2015, no. 4, pp. 105-112. http://heritage-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2015_4_Temirbolatova.pdf . Accessed Month DD, YYYY.