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Altaic Linguistics
Catalog number CEUS-R 695
Gy├Ârgy Kara

The history and state of the study of the Altaic languages.  The nature of their relations; classification of the relevant languages, their common features and differences.  Sources and methods.  Evaluation of the monuments written in various writing systems.  The question of affinity.  The Altaic theories.  Common origin or imminence (divergent or convergent structures).  Internal and external relations.  Lexical and morphological evidence.

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