Using Colors with Disease Names in Kazakh Turkish
Kazak Türkçesinde Renklerin Hastalık Adları İle Kullanımı

T. Akduruş, Selcuk University, Silifke-Taşucu Vocational School, Turkish Language Instructor Mersin, Turkey (turgayakdurus@gmail.com) ORCID: 0000-0003-4853-1030
2020 Turkology  
Color names have a special place in the rich vocabulary of the Turkish language. Colors offer the best examples of the lively expression of language. In Kazakh Turkish, the symbolic meanings of colors, idioms, proverbs, plant, animal, natural events and disease names show that colors have a wide area of use on vocabulary, create vivid examples and contribute significantly to vocabulary. This article focuses on the use of colors in Kazakh Turkish with disease names. The materials referring to
more » ... als referring to the article were obtained by scanning the 15-volume Kazak Ädebi Tiliniñ Sözdigi, which contains the most comprehensive lexicon of Kazakh Turkish. The mentioned materials were subjected to classification and examination after the scanning process and then the distribution of colors according to the diseases was shown with numerical data.
doi:10.47526/2020/2664-3162.010 fatcat:bkpcwrg4kvdffoo6z7maixfoiu