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Language: Use by Women: Turkey
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This entry examines the use of Islamic religious language by Turkish women. It first covers the language reform and the changes in Republican Turkey; following the reforms of Atatürk, modern Turkish women use only Turkish for prayer rather than the Arabic or Ottoman used in the O…

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Agis, Derya , “Language: Use by Women: Turkey”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0607f>
First published online: 2009

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