Cyrillization

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Etymology[edit]

From Cyrillic +‎ -ization.

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Cyrillization (plural Cyrillizations)

  1. The transliteration of text into the Cyrillic alphabet.
  2. The adoption of the Cyrillic alphabet for a language's writing system.
    • 1998, Avraham Greenbaum, “Yiddish Language Politics in the Ukraine, 1930–1936”, in Dov-Ber Kerler (editor), Politics of Yiddish: Studies in Language, Literature & Society, Rowman Altamira, ISBN 978-0-7619-9025-3, page 25,
      As far as I know, Cyrillization of Yiddish was never suggested by anyone.

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