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Well-known turkologist Alexandra Tybykova passed away

President of the International Turkic Academy Darkhan Kydyrali expressed condolences to the relatives and friends of outstanding Turkologist, Doctor of Philology Alexandra Tybykova.

On June 27, 2020, the well-known turkologist, Doctor of Philology, Professor Alexandra Taibanovna Tybykova passed away.

Tybykova Alexandra Taibanovna (1935-2020) – Honored Scientist of the Republic of Altai, Honorary Fellow of the Higher School of the Russian Federation, Member of the Russian Committee of Turkic Studies, Doctor of Philology, Professor of Altai Language and Literature of Altai State University, turkologist who devoted her life to the study of Altai language.

On behalf of the International Turkic Academy and my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to Larisa Nikolaevna Tybykova on the death of her mother, Doctor of Philology, Professor Alexandra Taibanovna Tybykova. We will always remember her bright image,” the head of the Academy said.

It is worth noting that Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor A.T. Tybykova had been studying the syntax of simple and complex sentences in Altai language for many years. Her research has made a significant contribution to the theory of simple and complex sentences in Turkic languages.

In 1994-1995, at the invitation of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, one of the leading Russian Turkologists, Professor A.Tybykova took part in the project on “Comparative Grammar of Turkic Languages”.

In 1995 in Istanbul, A.Tybykova participated in publication of Linguistic Dictionary of Turkic Languages.

A. Tybykova was awarded the Diploma of the Ministry of Education of the RSFSR (1975), by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR was awarded the medal for Labor Valour (1981) and the medal of “Veteran of Labor” (1985). In 2005, she was awarded the title of “Honorary Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation.”

Professor A.T. Tybykova was the first Altai scientist to be awarded the honorary title of “Honored Scientist of the Republic of Altai” (2005).

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