CONTRIBUTION OF TURKIC LANGUAGES IN THE EVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENTOF HINDUSTANI LANGUAGES. K.Gajendra Singh. 1. The term Hindustan ... http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~malaiya/turkish.html
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Türk İşbirliği Ve Kalkınma İdaresi Başkanlığı
... Ahmet Mutahir, Avrupa-Orta Asya İlişkileri. Singh K. Gajendra, Türki
Dillerin Hindustani Dillerin Evrimi ve Gelişmesine Katkısı. ...
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-in your excellent paper... your brilliant historical research--- .
PN Haksar.; Principal Advisor to PM Indira Gandhi,
Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of India, Diplomat etc.
Thanks for your scholarly thesis.... I read with renewed interest your paper on the influence of Turkish on our language....... - a lot of erudition has gone into it-- we can discuss it when you come to Delhi.....
S. Khuswant Singh; Historian, writer , journalist, member of Parliament .
“I read the article with great interest, since precisely the same thing had been one of the main discoveries of my own earlier research into the phenomenon of India ( South Asia ) as a * linguistic area * , culminating in a book (1976) and several articles The “discovery” was that many putative “South Asian “ features turn out, if we only deign to examine their full distributions , to extend beyond the sub-continent, and to be shared with the languages of Central Asia in particular.
It seems you have with very astute observation independently discovered many of the same shared features I noted , plus a few additional ones.
Colin P. Masica, Professor Emeritus , South Asian Languages & Civilizations and Linguistics ,University of Chicago.
I read your paper with great interest... the most comprehensive study of the South Asian ‘linguistic area’ was done by Prof. Colin Masica, University of Chicago...in his book... you might find another of his books quite informative...
Prof. Alice Davison , Dept of Linguistics, University of Iowa.
Thank you.. for the very interesting enclosure.. shown to ..Dr Erica Gilson, who ,specialises in Turkish Linguistics and has shown great interest..
Prof. Bernard Lewis, Princeton University , New Jersey.
... I am very much interested in’” languages in contact” and how , in addition to lexical borrowings, languages of different typologies may be affected. As you correctly point out. very little systematic research has been carried out regarding the relationship between the languages of the sub- continent and the Turkic languages ....Perhaps we can pursue the matter jointly..
Prof. Erika H. Gilson, Princeton University., New Jersey.
Thank you... for the interesting and intriguing paper.....I have very much enjoyed reading your article. You have laid out the issues with great clarity, and in a way which helps to remove the current distortions brought to the field of language use in India ...Your specific comments on similarities between Hindustani and Turkish are also very interesting...
Dr. Rupert Snell , Head of Department of Languages and Cultures of South Asia.
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. .
I found your article very informative, and I was quite amazed to learn about the Turkic influences on Hindustani, though it makes sense, and I entirely agree with you that linguistic interaction and translation proceeds differently from the imposition of foreign rule...
Gyan Prakash, Associate Professor, Dept. of History , Princeton University.
I find your paper both scholarly and interesting( and agree entirely with your opening remarks regarding the artificiality of the Hindi / Urdu divide ...)
Philip Lutgendorf , Associate Prof. of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies, . . Iowa University, Iowa..
I am grateful for the off-print of your fascinating article in the “Foreign Policy” It looks very impressive. I do hope you will continue to conduct further studies on this highly interesting topic and publish them.
Talat S. Halman, Chairman, Dept of Near Eastern Languages and Literature
New York University, New York.
..I read with profit and pleasure ..your article agree that there is a great deal of ignorance about the influence of Turkic languages on the languages of India. I know of no study which explores this influence in a serious manner and you have certainly taken an important step...
Feroz Ahmed, Prof. of History & University Research Professor,
University of Massachusetts, Boston.
--the erudite Ambassador of the Republic of India in Ankara K. Gajendra Singh has prepared a very interesting cultural study on the influence of Turkic languages on Indian languages , suggestive of the linguistic integration in South Asia.
Seyfi Tashan , Director , Foreign Policy Institute, Ankara.
... The issues raised. by the author ....are relevant to scholars and students of linguistics and to those who wish to work on the history and grammar of Hindustani.. serious paper ..on a hitherto little explored area of linguistic relation ship between Turkish and Hindustani in a Historical perspective.
Prof. Suraj Bhan Singh, Chairman , Commission for Scientific and
Technical Commission, Dept of Education, Govt of India, New Delhi
Sent and published in the quarterly Journal of The Foreign Policy Institute , Ankara and “Eurasia ” , journal ( in Turkish and English version ) published by TICA ,Turkish Govt. Agency for Cooperation . Permission conveyed to “ Man and Development “, India .
Reproduced in Turkish Daily News, Ankara , Forum, Azeri Magazine and “Siyasat” , Urdu Daily , Heyderabad, India. Mentioned in “ Spanish language and the World” by the University of Valladolid, Spain. Criticised in Turkish fundamentalist media.
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