Document Type : Original Article


Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan


This article examines contemporary sociolinguistic issues related to the state language, including compliance with traditional norms of the national literary language, the identification of leading trends in language development, and the collection and systematization of ways of speech delivery in communicative practice. Through a linguistic anthropocentric lens, the article revises the concepts of Kazakh speech culture and scientific principles, emphasiz-ing the importance of unifying and normalizing language norms to improve language culture among users, enrich the language, and ensure the full functioning of the Kazakh language as the state language. The article also explores the relationships between norms, language norms, literary norms, and usus, highlighting distinctive features and peculiarities characterizing norms, including traditional and internal dynamic ones. The frequency of linguistic facts in determining the difference between norm and usus was also investigated as the main criteria.