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Title: Kyrgyz Grammar
Written By: Dávid Somfai Kara
Series Title: Languages of the World/Materials 420
Description:

Kyrgyz is a Turkic language, it is spoken by some 3,5 million people in Kyrgyzstan and its neighbouring countries (Uzbekistan, China, Tajikistan,
Afghanistan, Kazakstan). It is spoken in the valleys and plateaus of the
Tianshan and Pamir-Alai Mountain Ranges (e.g. Ch=FCi Valley, Talas Valley, Kara-Tegin). The Kyrgyz language belongs to the Kypchak group, although genetically related to South Siberian Turkic languages. During the Mongol Era, the Kyrgyz became the language of the nomad groups in the Chagatai Empire.
It was strongly influenced by the Kazak and Uzbek languages.
This present material of the Kyrgyz language is an up-to-date grammar based on the author's five-year research with the Kyrgyz of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (where the disappearing South dialect is still alive). In this book he tried to summarize up his observations, just as he did it in his first book about the Kazak language. There are useful information about the TAM (Tense-Mood-Aspect) categories of verb morphology, auxiliary verb formations and numerous examples to illustrate them. These aspects help to understand
Kyrgyz literature and colloquial speech as well. The phonology part explains the main phonetic rules that can be observed only in spoken Kyrgyz.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Uzbek, Northern
Language Family(ies): Turkic
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3895868434
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 60
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