Old Turkic


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Old Turkic

n.
The language of the oldest texts of the Turkic dialects, written in a variety of scripts from the 600s to the 1200s.
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The old Turkic mythology, which the story is based on, is the fount of human moral values, rules and traditions.
Among their topics are Dunhuang and two revolutions in the history of the Chinese book, a possible adaptation of the Book of the Giants in the Manichaean Traite, the Rouran Qaghanate and the western regions during the second half of the fifth century based on a Chinese document newly found in Turfan, on the Chinese name for the Syr Darya in Xuanzang's Account of Western Regions, beyond deciphering: an overview of Tocharian studies during the past 30 years, and Kaniska in the Old Turkic tradition.
These seventy-seven documents (seventy-five in Sogdian, one in Arabic, one in Old Turkic) form the only surviving part of the archive of Dhewashtich, the last ruler of Sogdiana before its complete submission to the Muslim conquerors in the 720s.
Recently, the language of one of the oldest Turkic written records, dating back to the 7th-9th centuries, the Orhon Old Turkic, has been studied from different aspects.
Plenary sessions will discuss the Great Kyrgyz Khaganate in Inner Asia, the great individuals in Kyrgyz Khaganate history, ancient Turkic inscriptions and their significance for the Kyrgyz, the "Kyrgyz" ethnic name recorded in the Chinese script, and its Present Situation, old Turkic toponymical names of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
Among their topics are the role of verbal morphology in established genealogical relations among languages, identifying the language of an unintelligible Scandinavian runic inscription, inclusive and exclusive in Altaic languages, gerunds in the Old Turkic and Mongol versions of "The Hungry Tigress," and enclitic zero verbs in some Eurasian languages.
Here is a list with examples for u-umlaut in Uyghur which is not paralleled in other Turkic languages, with the corresponding Old Turkic forms.
boka is not listed in UEW, and is considered of old Turkic origin in TESz I 327.
The persons discharging the various duties found in the published Turco-Sogdian documents bear not only Sogdian, but also Old Turkic and Chinese names, and they thus elucidate the multiethnical and multicultural composite society that forms the background of these documents.
Their topics include titles of kings and gods in Iranian Manichean texts, the significance of Manichaeism in the history of esotericism, what Augustine really knew about Manichean cosmology, and the Buddha's first encounter in a Manichean Old Turkic text.
It was actually Muller who named A "Tocharisch" because of a colophon in the Old Turkic Maitrisimit nom bitig from Turfan naming the source language as Toxri (tohri), a name Sieg and Siegling readily endorsed.
This monumental two-volume work presents the state of the art of knowledge concerning the West Old Turkic (WOT) component of the Hungarian (H) language.