Author : Serdar YAVUZ
Number of pages : 577-589


Turkey Turkish dialects have been used on this geography since Anatolia became a habitation. However Turkey Turkish dialects are not a pulpit formed on this geography by clans who migrated to Anatolia. Formed in Central Asia, developed in Anatolia and having kept its improvement till now ,they became common property of people living on this land as a bearing of vital values of migration areas , climate factors and everything concerning daily life. Karakeçilis are one of the fundemental elements of Kayı clan which was one of the communities migrated to Anatolia. During the migration to Anatolia, clan predestined for Ottoman Empire which would become a world state next centuries as a result of the event which Ertuğrul Gazi, leader of clan, had to be a side of. Consonants are sounds which are formed when vocal tract either narrows or sometimes opens or closes. The number of the consonants are more than wovels in Turkish as it is in so many other languages. There 21 consonants in Turkey Turkish. b, c, ç, d, f, g,ğ, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, r, s, ş, t, v, y, z. All of these basic consonants are being used in Karakeçili dialect today. In our essay we are going to cite the data we got from the field study which we did in Karakeçili, a town of city of Kırıkkale, where clan’s members live densely today. Turkey Turkish is a very productive language in terms of vowels. The same situation is also valid for Turkey Turkish dialects. However in Karakeçili dialect, consonants as well as vowels have interesting characteristics.


Key Words: Consonants, Turkey Turkish, Dialects, Karakeçili, collation

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