Mustafa Sarı

Keywords: The word "soyka", Anatolian dialects, historical linguistics, etymology, borrowings


In this study, the word "soyka" was etymologically examined. The examples indicating how the word used in both historical Turkish texts and Anatolian dialects were dwelt on. What Turkologists said about the word so far was considered. At the end, it was pointed that there are two homonymic words "soyka" in Turkish.