RELATIONSHIP OF THE PLANT NAMES AND ITS GROWING PLACES IN TURKEY TURKISH
TÜRKİYE TÜRKÇESİNDE BİTKİ ADLARI VE YETİŞTİĞİ YERLE İLİŞKİSİ

Author : Yakup YILMAZ - - Hamide DAĞTAŞ
Number of pages : 231-239

Summary

Onomastics dealing with the entity names is a discipline that people orients who wondering why give names to entities. Plant names are a subject of onomastics. In this study, plants’ names at Turkish and the relationships between their natural habitats are discussed in detail. There are nine points standing out about Turkish plant names. These are like the following: Plants take the name of settlement city (such as Çanakkale kekiği, Antalya çiğdemi), plants take the name of geographical formations (such as Adaçayı, dağ kekiği), plants take the name of countries (such as Cezayir menekşesi, Yemen safranı), plants take the name of geographical regions of Turkey (such as Trakya lâlesi, Anadolu otu), plants take the name of the host plant that living on it (such as ağaç mantarı, çınar mantarı), plants take the name of religious sites (such as Cennet zambağı, Kâbe kekiği), plants takes the name of planted areas (such as kır lâlesi, orman gülü), plants take the name of non-living things that

Keywords

Onomastics, the science of plant names, naming, names of the plants.

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