Juris Cibuļs

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Juris Cibuls (Latgalian: Jurs Cybuļs, Latvian: Juris Cibuļs; born 6 December 1951 Rekova) is a Latvian publicist, humanist, linguist and translator.

Early life and education[edit]

Juris Cibuls was born in Rekova Abrene district, Republic of Latvia. He studied at University of Latvia.

Organizations[edit]

1978 member of National Geographic Society. From 1989 to 1992 Cibuls was a member of the Council of People's Deputies in Balvi District. 1995 member of Maledicta and Amici Linguarum.

Career[edit]

In years 1985-1990 reporter of "Skolotāju Avīze" (Teacher's Newspaper).

In years 1989 - 1990 he became deputy head of the local unit of Popular Front of Latvia in Balvi District.

In 1990 he was MP in the Supreme Council of the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic.

In 1994 Cibuls was appointed to as a coordinator of the Department of Foreign Affairs in the Naturalization Office of the Republic of Latvia.

Books[edit]

In 1992 published together with Lideja Leikuma Latgalian Alphabet book.

In 2003 he wrote a book "Vasals!" - Grammar of Latgalian Language.

Collection[edit]

Jurs Cibuls is collecting Alphabet books in different languages. Currently there are 8000 Alphabet books from 210 countries in 970 languages and dialects.[1] His collections has been presented in more that 100 exhibitions[2] and museums (www.abc-world.nl).

Bibliography[edit]

  • Latgalīšu ābece (lementars): eksper. māc. grām. divās daļās / Jurs Cybuļs, Lideja Leikuma. — Lielvārde: Lielvārds (1992)
  • Īdzer veina, lai dzeive ira feina! / Jurs Cybuļs, Juons Ločmeļs. — R.: b.i. (1999)
  • Vasals! Latgaliešu valodas mācība / J. Cibuļs, L. Leikuma. — R.: N.I.M.S. (2003)
  • Brīnumainā valodu pasaule. B.v.: Raudava (2004)
  • Latgaliešu ābeces (1768—2008). R.: Zinātne (2009)

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