Aydar Mirkamal

Keywords: Old Turkic inscriptions, some words, Kazakh, Old Uighur


Old Turkic Runic inscriptions has been researched for more than a century. Though researchers have quite a lot of understandings on the Orkhon inscriptions so far, there are still a few keywords remain lacking convincing explanations. Using archives in Kazakh and Old Uighur materials, this paper explores the meanings of several words that appeared in Orkhon inscriptions, such as erig, ïd-, azman, yay, yalma, and yarïγ.