TÜRKÇE

Product of Science

  

“The most preferable one of the {Turkish} languages is Oğuz language.”

Kaşgârlı Mahmut, Divanü Lûgat-it-Türk (1072), I, 30.


“My language is the language of gosh ...” 

Yunus Emre (Turkish poet, 13th century)


“A unitary Turkish language, which was not genetically connected with any other language known to us, and specifically not connected genetically with the Mongolian and Tungus languages, took shape, almost certainly in the steppe country to the west and north of the Great Wall of China, at some date which we cannot now determine, but certainly long before the start of the Christian era

Clauson, Sir Gerard; An Etymological Dictionary of Pre-Thirteenth-Century Turkish, Oxford University Press, GB, 1972, p. v.


“They {the Turkic languages} look like a product of scientific planning.
Their most striking feature is vowel harmony...”

Tibor Halasi-Kun, Professor of Turkic Studies, Columbia University (USA); The Encyclopedia Americana (1980), p.274.


“From the Book of Otman Baba : ...Turkish is the ancestor of all languages,
and our support is for those who speak this Oğuz tongue.
It is our sole asset to keep us from getting lost in foreign lands.
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Translated from Nejat BİRDOĞAN,  Alevilik ve Anadolu’daki Gerçekler ; Cumhuriyet, August 16, 1989, p.2.


“It is as if some mathematicians have convened and, after collectively deciding to invent a proper language with its logical rules set in a mathematical structure, have designed Turkish...”

Translated from Prof. Dr. Oktay SİNANOĞLU, ex-faculty member at Yale University, CT (USA); Aktüel Dergisi, # 182; December 29, 1994, p.26.

 

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