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By Marcel Erdal

ISBN-10: 9004102949

ISBN-13: 9789004102941

Previous Turkic is the earliest, without delay attested Turkic language. This unique paintings describes the grammar of outdated Turkic. The language is documented in inscriptions within the 'runic' script in Mongolia and the Yenisey basin, from the 7th to the 10th century; in Uygur manuscripts from chinese language Turkestan in Uygur, and in runic and different scripts (comprising non secular – usually Buddhist –, criminal, literary, clinical, folkloric, astrological and private material), from the 9th to the 13th century; and in eleventh-century Qarakhanid texts, normally in Arabic writing. All points of previous Turkic are handled: phonology, subphonemic phenomena and morphophonology, and how those are mirrored within the a variety of scripts, derivational and inflectional morphology, grammatical different types, note sessions, syntax, textual and extra-textual reference and different technique of coherence, lexical fields, discourse varieties, phrasing in addition to stylistic, dialect and diachronic edition.

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Clauson 1966, on the other hand, again limits itself to phonological matters. Pritsak 1961 can be be considered to be obsolete though still quoted in Johanson 1979. Meyer 1965 discovered the rules which apply for the explicit spelling of vowels in the Orkhon inscriptions, and partly also in other runiform texts; more attention to this paper would have prevented many a misled interpretation of those sources. PhTF I, a handbook bringing together descriptions of most Turkic languages, appeared in 1959.

In a sense this is preparatory work for the EDPT. Clauson 1966, on the other hand, again limits itself to phonological matters. Pritsak 1961 can be be considered to be obsolete though still quoted in Johanson 1979. Meyer 1965 discovered the rules which apply for the explicit spelling of vowels in the Orkhon inscriptions, and partly also in other runiform texts; more attention to this paper would have prevented many a misled interpretation of those sources. PhTF I, a handbook bringing together descriptions of most Turkic languages, appeared in 1959.

Of the QB in what attempts to be a critical edition of this extensive source. Dankoff & Kelly (1982-85) presented the definitive re-edition of the Turkic elements in the DLT, translating the Arabic matrix text into English; Dankoff”s (1983) translation of the QB is, in many points, a highly successful reinterpretation of the text. 32. The Lexicon Most Uygur texts published until the 1970s were accompanied by glossaries. Brockelmann 1928 is an index to the DLT, an invaluable source for our knowledge of the Old Turkic lexicon in general.

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