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Talking the Cyprus Problem

Talking the Cyprus Problem

The launch of a bilingual dictionary of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot dialect a couple of weeks back argued the common denominators of both communities and prosperously indicated the wish of many of us, for a united island. I felt so privileged to be part of the event. Admittedly, it is more than often

Words unite island’s communities

Messages of hope for a common future were recently sent out by Cypriots from both sides at the launch of Cyprus’ first Joint Dictionary of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Dialect last week. “A dictionary that evokes childhood memories, with words that have been forgotten and [which] recall the past… This book helps us to