Kyrgyz Personal Names as Units of Cultural Code
Mamazhakypova Zhumanazarovna, Anara
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This paper deals with some of the main peculiarities of modern Kyrgyz personal names, such as inner meaning or motivation of the act of naming, which gives categorical information on gender, culture, history, traditions and stereotypical associations of the Kyrgyz people. It corresponds to the proposition, in which some elements get an explication in the name as a basis and attribute of the name. There are some important issues in the motivation stage of Kyrgyz personal names, in recent trends in Kyrgyz personal name formation and rhyming (harmony) in Kyrgyz personal names, as well as in the traditions, innovations and unique creativity in naming. All of the above mentioned factors and the content richness of Kyrgyz personal names are reflected in the structural complexity which is explained by the anthroponymic components, formants and elements, occurring in one-, two- and three-component anthroponyms.