Comparative-Historical Analysis of the Infinitive Form in –Oov in the Turkic Languages

Aynel E. Meshadiyeva

Abstract


This paper is devoted to a comparative-historical analysis of the infinitive form ending in -oov in Modern Tur kic languages as well as in their dialects and sub-dialects. Currently a number of issues regarding the morphological - semantic and functional features of infinitive forms in the Turkic languages have not received exhaust tive coverage. The experiences of study of the infinitive form ending in -oov in Turkology is analyzed, approaches to definition of its structural-semantic, syntactic features and etymology are discussed. Similar and distinctive features have been detected, as well as phonetic variants of the infinitive form ending in -oov in Modern Turkic languages. Etymological aspects of the construction are also considered in this paper. It should be noted that a systematic comparative-historical study of the grammatical elements of the modern Turkic languages takes on special significance in Turkological linguistics. In the author’s opinion, the relevance of the chosen topic is determined by these factors.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n6s2p203


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