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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Turkish
Written By: Jaklin Kornfilt
Series Title: Descriptive Grammars

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
Language Learning
Subject Language(s): Turkish
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415587167
Pages: 576
Prices: U.K. £ 35.00
U.S. $ 61.95