Philology of the Grasslands

Essays in Mongolic, Turkic, and Tungusic Studies

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Professor György Kara, an outstanding member of academia, celebrated his 80th birthday recently. His students and colleagues commemorate this occasion with papers on a wide range of topics in Altaic Studies, with a focus on the literacy, culture and languages of the steppe civilizations.

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Biographical Note
Ákos Bertalan Apatóczky, Ph.D. (1974), Károli University Budapest, is an Associate Professor at that university. A specialist of Chinese bilingual works he published monographs and numerous articles including those on Yiyu (Global Oriental, 2009) and the "Translation chapter" of the Lulongsai lüe (Brill, 2016).

Christopher P. Atwood, Ph.D. (1964), is Professor in the East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department at the University of Pennsylvania. His works include Young Mongols and Vigilantes in Inner Mongolia's Interregnum Decades (2002), and Encyclopedia of Mongolia and the Mongol Empire (2004).

Béla Kempf, Ph.D. (1976), University of Szeged, is a subject librarian of the Oriental Collection, Klebelsberg Library and a specialist in Mongolic historical linguistics.
Table of contents
Foreword
Preface
List of Figures and Tables

1 The Yibu (譯部) Chapter of the Lulongsai lüe (盧龍塞略)
Ákos Bertalan Apatóczky

2 Middle Turkic Dialects as Seen in Chinese Transcriptions from the Mongol Yuan Era
Christopher P. Atwood

3 The Scent of a Woman: Allegorical Misogyny in a Sa skya pa Treatise on Salvation in Pre-Classical Mongolian Verse
Brian Baumann

4 Some Aspects of the Language Usage of Darkhat and Oirat Female Shamans
Ágnes Birtalan

5 Some Remarks on Page Fragments of a Mongol Book of Taoist Content from Qaraqota
Otgon Borjigin

6 Pronouns and Other Terms of Address in Khalkha Mongolian
Benjamin Brosig

7 Past Tenses, Diminutives and Expressive Palatalization: Typology and the Limits of Internal Reconstruction in Tungusic
José Andrés Alonso de la Fuente

8 From Tatar to Magyar: Notes on Central Eurasian Ethnonyms in -r
Juha Janhunen

9 A Mongolian Text of Confession
Olivér Kápolnás and Alice Sárközi

10 The Role of Ewenki VgV in Mongolic Reconstructions
Bayarma Khabtagaeva

11 Contraction, anticipation et persévération en mongol xalx : quelques réflexions
Jacques Legrand

12 The Dongxiang (Santa) Ending -ğuŋ and Its Allies
Hans Nugteren

13 Sino-Mongolica in the Qırġız Epic Poem Kökötöy’s Memorial Feast by Saġımbay Orozbaq uulu
Daniel Prior

14 Badəkšaan
Elisabetta Ragagnin

15 Kollektaneen zum Uigurischen Wörterbuch: Zwei Weisheiten und Drei Naturen im Uigurischen Buddhismus
Von Klaus Röhrborn

16 Some Medical and Related Terms in Middle Mongɣol
Volker Rybatzki

17 Reflexes of the *VgV and *VxV Groups in the Mongol Vocabulary of the Sino-Mongol Glossary Dada yu/Beilu yiyu (Late 16th–Early 17th Cent.)
Pavel Rykin

18 Early Serbi-Mongolic—Tungusic Lexical Contact: Jurchen Numerals from the 室韋 Shirwi (Shih-wei) in North China
Andrew Shimunek

19 On the Phenomeno-Logic behind some Mongolian Verbs
Ines Stolpe and Alimaa Senderjav

20 Spelling Variation in Cornelius Rahmn’s Kalmuck Manuscripts as Evidence for Sound Changes
Jan-Olof Svantesson

21 Four Tungusic Etymologies
Alexander Vovin

22 Zum Werktitel mongolischer Texte seit dem 17. Jahrhundert
Michael Weiers

23 The Last-Words of Xiao Chala Xianggong in Khitan Script
Wu Yingzhe

24 Proper Names in the Oirat Translation of “The Sutra of Golden Light”
Natalia Yakhontova

Tabula gratulatoria
Index
Readership
All interested in philology and linguistics as well as in the history and cultures of the Eurasian steppe civilizations.
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