Resource: Deciphering Ottoman Turkish Manuscripts with LexiQamus

Sometimes it takes days or even weeks to be able to read and decipher a word in manuscripts. This problem, which can be experienced in every language, is a problem frequently encountered by Ottoman historians in the process of reading words in Ottoman Turkish manuscripts. At this point, LexiQamus, an online resource that makes it easy for researchers to read manuscripts written in Ottoman Turkish, appears as the favorite of Ottoman historians. This resource, which enables words belonging to the Ottoman Turkish alphabet, used until 1928, to be deciphered and read in the digital environment and which increases the international accessibility of manuscripts, provides great convenience to researchers.

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