Kirghiz work-songs Kirgiz türkleri̇nde i̇ş türküleri̇

Yildiz N.

Milli Folklor, vol.9, no.70, pp.64-73, 2006 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 70
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: Milli Folklor
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.64-73
  • Keywords: Crafting, Hunting, Ir, Kirghiz, Shepherding, farming, Türkü, Work-songs
  • Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University Affiliated: No


The folk songs, which are firstly created by a person, are transfarred orally and they become anonymous products. Folk songs (ir), are important part of Kirghiz anonymous literature. Work-songs gives clues about the people and their work life of the related period. Work-songs can be classified according to their subjects as hunting, shepherding, forming and craftmanshipsongs.