Iraq Turkmenian Folk Poetry: Death and Maturity Particulars

Polat, Zeynel (2022) Iraq Turkmenian Folk Poetry: Death and Maturity Particulars. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 9 (1). pp. 339-368. ISSN 2409-1294

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Iraqi Turkmens are a society that enjoys national values, rituals,and ceremonies. Horyat poetry, one of Turkmen Folk Literature products, emerges as a tradition that has continued for centuries in Iraq, Azerbaijan and Turkey with its name change. The horyat, which expresses emotions and thoughts as concise expressions, is the name of folk poetry and music with a character of 7 syllables, 4-line mania. The stops are usually (4 + 3), (3 + 4), (5 + 2), (2 + 5). Horyat is an art. To succeed in this art requires having superior ability. It is necessary for a quartet to be considered a good horyat, besides being moderate and rhyming, to be beautiful, to be said at the appropriate time and place, to blend folkloric elements with national sentiment, to listen carefully and to express or to write their thoughts. Condolence between the Turkmen until 30-40 years ago in the Ottoman period or even today started with the day of the burial process of the deceased person and lasted 7 days. Nowadays, this condolence is done in 5 days and 3 days. According to this period and the persistence of the pain, the age of the deceased person, and the sex within the family due to the status of the family, especially among women, is said to be horyat style. In this study, especially the places where children and young girls did not participate in places such as Erbil center, Kirkuk center and Tisin region connected to Kirkuk center (now Kirkuk became a neighborhood), Altunköprü, Dakuk (Tavuk), Tuzhurmatu, Karatepe, Imam Zeynelabidin village We tried to convey the original mourning and mourning poetry performers of horyat calligraphers with their execution style and environment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Turkmen Folk Poetry, Mourning, Lament
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Divisions: International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies > VOL 9, NO 1 (2022)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 29 May 2022 08:51
Last Modified: 29 May 2022 08:51

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