Structure and semantics of reduplication in Turkish Cover Image

Структура и семантика на редупликациите в турския език
Structure and semantics of reduplication in Turkish

Author(s): Harun Bekir
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies, Turkish language
Published by: Шуменски университет »Епископ Константин Преславски«
Keywords: reduplication; structure; semantics; Turkish language

Summary/Abstract: Reduplications, taking place in our tongue’s rich vocabulary are usually defined as phrases created for reinforcement and strengthen the meaning. We consider these phrases, which is also seen as a new word formation method in itself, as a worth stressing subject especially on formation and intra sentence functions. First of all, we emphasized on the definition of reduplication. We mentioned about the entity of repetitions, reiterations, and doublings which were used as substitutes in other related studies. In this study, firstly we emphasized notion of reduplication and also position of double reduplication frames as a notion. After that we listed the double reduplication frames in Turkish about the priorities of main vocabulary. The aim of this report is to examine the structure, semantics and functional characteristics of reduplication presented in various iterations as one of the word formation models in the Turkish language.