Ethnographic Contexts of Proverbs and Idioms About Agriculture (Example of Sivas Region)

Ethnographic material can be included in many oral culture products as well as in proverbs and idioms. These pattern expressions also transfer the elements of material culture from tradition to future together with the general motives of anonymous culture reflecting the public life. The aim of this study is finding out the ethnographic material from pattern word which compiled from the field and making a classification about the detected material. After the classification, related ones with farming, agricultural culture and agricultural tools will be selected and the usage contexts of the words, their functions and the ethnographic materials in these words will be explained.


agriculture, ethnographic material, proverb, idiom, material culture, context, function.

Author : - Bekir Şişman & Birsen Akpınar
Number of pages: null
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