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A Sociolinguistic Evaluation on the Psychodynamic of Turkish and Kazakh Blessing-Cursing Tradition
Zubaida SHADKAM-Özlem DEMREN


Abstract: Knowing the sanction power and reason of pronunciation, blessing and cursing have an important place among the Turkish oral culture products to undertstand the world perception and life philosophy of Turks. In this paper, Turkish and Kazakh words on blessing and cursing tradition will be evaluatedin the frame of psychodynamism of oral culture over “speech-act” theory and sociolinguistic through various examples.

Keywords: Blessing, cursing, speech-act, Kazakh, Turkish, sociolinguistic


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