And even if one makes a single non-phonetic alphabet based on the Old Turkic script, for example, one character standing for ‘y’ in Tatar and ‘zh’ Kazakh, another character standing for ‘sh’ in Tatar, and ‘s’ in Kazakh, there will still be many words that will have to be written differently, only more problems will be added for young children learning to read, who will need more explanation why more words are not pronounced exactly the way they are written.

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