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Title: Turkish
Written By: Jaklin Kornfilt
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415587167/
Series Title: Descriptive Grammars
Description:

Now in Paperback.

Turkish is spoken by about fifty million people in Turkey and is the
co-official language of Cyprus. Whilst Turkish has a number of properties
that are similar to those of other Turkic languages, it has distinct and
interesting characteristics which are given full coverage in this book.
Jaklin Kornfilt provides a wealth of examples drawn from different levels
of vocabulary: contemporary and old, official and colloquial. They are
accompanied by a detailed grammatical analysis and English translation.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Syntax
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Turkish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415587167
Pages: 576
Prices: U.K. £ 35.00
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