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A CORPUS-BASED VOCABULARY EVALUATION IN NIHAL ATSIZ’S “TURKISH IDEALISM” BOOK


Hüseyin Nihal Atsız, who left a strong mark on an era, had still valid treatise and ideas, shed light on language, history and literature fields from past to day, is an influential ideologist. The life centre of highly influential Nihal Atsiz's philosophy and area of interest cover everything related to Turks. This study is based on Nihal Atsiz’s second edition “Turkish Idealism book published in 1 January, 1966. The content of his book consists of 21 intellectual articles with different topics, published in various journals and dates. This historical and author’s struggle reflecting book contains the intellectual articles related to“various aspects of idealism, as declared by the author. This book, being important for Turkish language, Turkish literature and Turkish culture, was evaluated in terms of vocabulary by corpus-based methods. Word Smith Tools 7 was utilized for the evaluations. Based on the resultant data, vocabulary world of Atsız were evaluated in the axis of meanings and diversity, and discussed in details.


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Huseyin Nihal Atsiz, Turkish idealism, vocabulary, corpus linguistics.

Author : -& Ahmet Cihan BULUNDU
Number of pages: 277-292
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18033/ijla.3600
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International Journal of Language Academy
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