Stock-breeding vocabulary in Agul language

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This article looks at Aghul vocabulary of stock-breeding. Rich and diverse vocabulary of this domain reflects wide experience of Aghul people in stock-breeding, their deep and reliable knowledge in this area. Many similes, comparisons, free and set expressions, proverbs and sayings use vocabulary from stock-breeding vocabulary.

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N. R. Israfilov

Dadestan State Pedagogical University

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1825-0097


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