Our first lexicographer. . . Our first linguist. . . The writer of our first dictionary Diwan Lugat at-Turk, and our first grammar book Kitab Jawahir an-Nahw fi Lugat at-Turk. . .
Our first field investigator. . .
. . . who travelled over all Turkic provinces, lived among the Turkic tribes, and then, transcribed their word stock and examples of oral literature into writing almost one thousand years ago, thus, made all such invaluable information accessible to us one thousand years later. . .