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The 16th volume of the collection “Folklore of Southern Azerbaijan” was published

The 16th volume of the collection “Folklore of Southern Azerbaijan” was published

13 March 2024, 12:58 / Publications

By the decision of the Scientific Council of the Folklore Institute of ANAS, the 16th book from the series “Folklore of Southern Azerbaijan” was published. The book includes various examples of folklore collected from the Southern district of South Azerbaijan. In the process of collection proverbs, riddles, anecdotes, tales, quatrains and other examples of folklore in various genres were recorded. While these texts form a partnership with examples of South Azerbaijani folklore environment, the presented nicknames, medicinal plants, ashiq creativity, and various ceremonies have a local character. In the collection a special section on nicknames and dialect words has been devoted to the study of the linguistic features of the folklore materials of the region and various folk sayings and their equivalents in the literary language have been noted.

The project leader of the book is academician Mukhtar Kazımoglu-Imanov, the collector of the texts and the author of the “Foreword” is Agshin Agkemarli, the compiler is Doctor of Philological Sciences, associate professor Matanat Mashallahgizi (Abbasova) and the editor is Saadat Ibrahimli.