German and Turkish Intensifier Particles in a Contrastive Analysis

  • Özcan Erişek


This article is about the German and Turkish intensifier particles in a contrastive analysis. The aim of this article is to provide a introduction to what intensifier particles are and what their pragmatic, syntactic and semantic function in sentence is. These particles have lots of features, which are characteristic for intensifier particulars of German. Our primary purpose is to find the Turkish equivalents of these particles. We describe lexical meaning and pragmatic function of this particles on different corpus and formulate the problems of teaching and learning intensifier particles in Turkish. We also aimed to investigate in this article Turkish particles with their syntactic, semantic and pragmatic functions in sentence.

Mar 2, 2018
How to Cite
ERIŞEK, Özcan. German and Turkish Intensifier Particles in a Contrastive Analysis. European Journal of Language and Literature, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 15-23, mar. 2018. ISSN 2411-4103. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 may 2019. doi: