Turkmen - English Dictionary Allen J. Frank
This Dictionary, the only major Turkmen-English Dictionary in publication, contains approximately 15,000 entries. It is based on a corpus of 800,000 Turkmen words drawn from the recent Turkmen press in Turkmeniston, and from various literary, religious and political texts. The corpus materials are supplemented from the major monoligual and bilingual Turkmen dictionaries. The entries include numerous Turkmen examples taken from contemporary text with English translations to illustrate typical Turkmen usage and grammatical constructions. 1999, 722 pages, hardbound.
Turkmen Newspaper Reader Allen J. Frank
This Reader contains forty-four selections taken from the recent press in Turkmenistan. It includes the text, a vocabulary list, notes, and English translations. The Reader also contains a grammatical sketch of Turkmen, a 2,300 item composite vocabulary listing, and an index of all Turkmen words appearing in the text. With three 90 min. audio cassette recordings of the articles read by a native speaker. 1995, 301 pages, hardbound.
Dictionary of Central Asian Islamic Terms Allen Frank, Jahangir Mamatov
This specialized dictionary defines some 2,300 Islamic terms as they are attested in each of the following nine Central Asian languages: Bashkir, Karakalpak, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Tatar, Turkmen, Uyghur, and Uzbek. The terms relate specifically to Islamic concepts, Islamic ritual and law, technical terms related to hadith, hajj, philosophy, Sufism, hagiolatry, and pilgrimage. The dictionary also includes proper nouns relating to names and epithets of God and prophets, as well as those relating to specific religious locales central to the Islamic faith and names of the suras of the Qur’an. The dictionary is based on material from sources dated 1985 and later. 2002, 400 pages, hardbound.