Kazakh : A Comprehensive Grammar

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Kazakh: A Comprehensive Grammar is the first thorough analysis of Kazakh to be published in English. The volume is systematically organized to enable users to find information quickly and easily, and provides a thorough understanding of Kazakh grammar, with special emphasis given to syntax. Features of this book include: descriptions of phonology, morphology and syntax; examples from contemporary usage; tables summarizing discussions, for reference; a bibliography of works relating to Kazakh. Kazakh: A Comprehensive Grammar reflects the richness of the language, focusing on spoken and written varieties in post-Soviet Kazakhstan. It is an essential purchase for all linguists and scholars interested in Kazakh or in Turkic languages as well as advanced learners of Kazakh.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 20.32mm | 453g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138828637
  • 9781138828636
  • 1,773,972

About Raihan Muhamedowa

Dr. Raihan Muhamedowa is Assistant Professor of Turkish Studies at Justus-Liebig Universitate Giessen, Germany.show more

Review quote

"A major contribution to the linguistic literature. Finally, an English-language analysis of the contemporary Kazakh language!" William Fierman, Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, USA "Muhamedova has created a much needed resource for linguists and scholars of Central Asia. Thorough and authoritative, this work is a superb introduction for the new scholar of Kazakh, and a great reference work for the advanced scholar." Christopher Straughn, formerly of the Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago, USAshow more

Table of contents

1. Syntax 2. Morphology 3. Phonologyshow more