The word “getdik” is an Azeri phrase essentially meaning “let’s go.” I wasn’t ready to leave, but oh well. Modern Azeri (or more specifically Azerbaijani) is way different than the ancient language spoken by the native Turkic people who lived there 2,000 years ago. Although Azeri is part of the Altaic language family (under the […]Read more "Azeri: Getdik!"
The language project arrives in Azerbaijan, known as the land of eternal flame. The name itself originates from “Azer” which was what the first settlers called “fire.” The legacy of those tribes lives on, with eternal fires burning in various sites around the country. With a history that stretches all over the South Causcus, Azeri […]Read more "Azeri: Üzr istəyirəm …"