Incorporating much new material, this new edition of the standard work presents an authoritative, lucid, and engaging text, setting out every form and construction of pre- and post-reform Turkish that may be encountered in print, as well as colloquial usages.
Geoffrey Lewis, FBA 1979, has been Emeritus Professor of Turkish at the University of Oxford since 1986 and a Fellow of St Anthony's College since 1961 (now Emeritus). He was Oxford University Visiting Professor at Robert College Istanbul 195968, and has been a visiting professor at Princeton, UCLA, and the Royal College of Istanbul, and holds honorary doctorates of the University of Istanbul and the University of the Bosphorus. His books include the original Teach yourself Turkish (1953 and 1988).
Table of Contents
Orthography and Phonology
Noun and Adjective Suffixes
Conjunctions and Particles
The Order of Elements in the Sentence
Number, Case, and Apposition
The Noun Clause and the Substantival Sentence
Adjectival Phrases and Participial Qualifiers
Index [the index is further divided for ease of reference]