Kazakh`s traditions

Traditions of the Kazakh people are unique and diverse one of travelers spoke, yes it so at these surprising people of tradition developed many centuries and some of them have reached and up to now:Kazakh`s traditions

Naming the child
     When in a young family there is a kid the grandmother, the grandfather or the senior from relatives names it. It bends to an ear of the kid and speaks three times: - Your name!

To the child of 40 days
     This day the child bathe in water with silver coins and rings. The most senior woman pours out on the child of 40 spoons of water and speaks: «Let your vertebras will be strong, your edges» let will fast get stronger. Rings and coins assort women who bathe the kid. Cut this day hair put in a rag and sew to a shoulder of its clothes. And nails dig in a secluded place where nobody goes. In a shirt which the kid carried about forty days, sweets turn, adhere on a neck of a dog and release. Children catch up with a dog, untie a shirt and divide among themselves sweets.

DediKazakh`s traditionscation in equestrians
     When to the boy 4-5 years are executed, it devote in equestrians. For it do ashamaj-er (a special saddle of a tree). Choose the quietest foal-trehletku and put on it the child. The father drives a horse on all aul that the kid has greeted all people. Women throw shash (gifts and sweets). Having saddled the first horse, the boy by right can consider itself as the man.

Custom age definition
     Kazy jasi (age of a lamb of 10-13 years). In 10 years boys graze lambs. Therefore this age considered as "age of a lamb». Which jasi (age of a sheep of 13-20 years). After 13 years to boys trusted mouths of sheepKazakh`s traditions. Jilki jasi (age of a horse of 25-40 years). In 25-40 years Dzhigits grazed horses. Patsha jasi (imperial age of 40 years). At this time the person can be entrusted to operate the people, Kazakhs consider. Usually to this age courage, wisdom and eloquence already full are visible.

Cutting the cord
     To the kid who only has learnt to go, tie up feet a striped cord. To cut this cord charge to the person with beautiful gait and the kind soul. It became that the child has adopted for itself these qualities.

Tokum kagu
     When the child will learn to exploit independently, it leaves for the first time the house. This day invite dear people of respectable age. Visitors play on dombra, sing songs, and play different games.

Yurta
     Yurta – portable dwelling of nomads. In the winter in it warmly, it is cool in the summer. The basic design of a yurta name suyektery (skeleton). It consists from kerege (trellised walls), uik (special curve sticks on which the top circle of a yurta keeps), shanyrak (the top part of a yurta) and sikirlauik (doors). A yurta skeleton do of the dried up willow, a thin birch or from a poplar.