First Ukrainian Translation Of Quran To Be Unveiled

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Source : IQNA

The first translation of Islam’s Holy Book in Ukrainian will be unveiled in Ukraine next month   The first translation of Islam’s Holy Book in Ukrainian will be unveiled in Ukraine next month. Ukrainian scholar and history expert Mikhail Yakobevich has translated the Quran in five years He says efforts have been made in the past to render the entire Quran into the Ukrainian language but they did not succeed. Yakobevich notes that he has studied about Islamic terms in order to choose the best equivalents for the terms on his translation. Osnova Publications has published the rendering, according to the report. Dana Pavekcheko, director of the publications, says Ukraine is a multi-cultural society and reading the Quran will help people of the country better understand one another. Ukrainian is an East Slavic language. It is the official state language of Ukraine and first of two principal languages of Ukrainians. CREDIT: www.abna24.com

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