Turkish history

Turks first lived in Central Asia around BC.

Turkish history

Old Turkic inscription with the Old Turkic alphabet c. Turkish is a member of the Oghuz group of languagesa subgroup of the Turkic language family.

HISTORY OF TURKEY

The Seljuqs of the Oghuz Turksin particular, brought their language, Oghuz —the direct ancestor of today's Turkish language—into Anatolia during the 11th century. Ottoman Turkish language Following the adoption of Islam c. Turkish literature during the Ottoman period, particularly Divan poetrywas heavily influenced by Persian, including the adoption of poetic meters and a great quantity of imported words.

The literary and official language during the Ottoman Empire period c.

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One of the tasks of the newly established association was to initiate a language reform to replace loanwords of Arabic and Persian origin with Turkish equivalents. While most of the words introduced to the language by the TDK were newly derived from Turkic roots, it also opted for reviving Old Turkish words which had not been used for centuries.

While the generations born before the s tend to use the older terms of Arabic or Persian origin, the younger generations favor new expressions. Many of these new words, particularly information technology terms, have received widespread acceptance. However, the TDK is occasionally criticized for coining words which sound contrived and artificial.

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The modern Turkish state--beginning with the creation of the Republic of Turkey in the years immediately after World War I--drew on a national consciousness that had developed only in the late nineteenth century. But the history of nomadic Turkish tribes can be traced with certainty to the sixth century A.
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Some words restored from Old Turkic have taken on specialized meanings; for example betik originally meaning "book" is now used to mean " script " in computer science. Sometimes the loanword has a slightly different meaning from the native Turkish word, creating a situation similar to the coexistence of Germanic and Romance words in English.A Brief Outline of Turkish History.

The history of the Turks covers a time frame of more than years.

Turkish Studies - Republic of Turkey: Brief History

Turks first lived in Central Asia around BC. History of Turkey and many ancient civilizations that have settled and left their traces in Anatolia.

"Türk Dil Kurumu – Tarihçe (History of the Turkish Language Association)" (in Turkish). Archived from the original on "Türkçe Sözlük ()'teki Sözlerin Kökenlerine Ait Sayısal Döküm (Numerical list on the origin of words in Türkçe Sözlük ())" (in Turkish).

Turkish Language Association. History of Turkey and many ancient civilizations that have settled and left their traces in Anatolia.

Turkish history

Brief History of Republic of Turkey Although Anatolia (the western portion of Asian Turkey) is one of the oldest inhabited regions of the world, the history of Turkey as a national state began only with the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in January - Turkish men are no longer regarded in law as head of the family.

The move gives women full legal equality with men, 66 years after women's rights were put on the statute books.

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