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The article discusses a fragment of the syntactic subsystem of the Turkic languages, com-plex sentences, from the standpoint of systemic linguistics. Turkic languages have their own features, which often distinguish these languages from the Indo-European languages. These differences may be typo-logical: the Turkic languages are agglutinative, they've got a special law which governs the whole system- quality-indicative determinant, which manifests itself on the syntactic level too. The article provides some interesting facts from the field of Turkic syntax, and demonstrates the ability of the language system to dispense with the usual for Indo-European languages dependent clauses.

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M E Dubrovina

Sankt-Petersburg State University

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Dubrovina Margarita, PhD, Associate Professor (docent), Faculty of Oriental Studies, the Department of Turkic Philology at Sankt-Petersburg State University; Scientific interests: Linguistics, theory of Turkic grammar, comparative linguistics of Turkic languages, ancient Turkic language (the language of the runic monuments), the Yakut language, the Turkish language; methods of teaching Turkish language

Universitetskaya embankment, 7/9, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 199034


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