Specific Hendiadyses in Ksanti Kilguluk Nom Bitig Kşanti Kılguluk Nom Bitig’e Özgü İkilemeler

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ÖLMEZ M., Sevım S.

Turkiyat Mecmuasi, vol.29, no.2, pp.499-524, 2019 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.26650/iuturkiyat.660581
  • Journal Name: Turkiyat Mecmuasi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.499-524
  • Keywords: hendiadyses, Ksanti Kılguluk Nom Bitig, Old Uigur, Uigur hendiadys, word pairs
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Hendiadyses, seen in Old Uighur as in any other era of Turkic, are a great variance of expression. The topic of hendiadys, studied by researchers from various aspects, is still there waiting for to be examined and clarified. The hendiadyses used in Old Uighur need to be specified because of their great importance for understanding the texts written in the language. Examples that were not part of the other Uighur hendiadys studies, but seen in Kşanti Kılguluk Nom Bitig, are studied here. This work, Kşanti Kılguluk Nom Bitig, having great significance in terms of hendiadys use, is a repentance text of Buddhist Uighurs. In the introduction, a brief summary of the studies done on this work has been given. Furthermore, some points about hendiadys examples have been mentioned. Examples are listed with their Turkish and German meanings. Also, the context in which they were used and how frequently they were encountered is also given.