Hagop Martayan, or Agop Dilaçar, was the first Secretary General and head specialist of the state-funded Turkish Language Institution (Türk Dil Kurumu, TDK) founded in 1932 in Ankara.

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  1. avatar Barbara Armo // July 14, 2017 at 1:18 am // Reply

    Thank you. I never realized the full extent of the “new” Turkish language under Attatürk. The rest of the article is unsurprising.

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