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Some Similarities Between “Akınlık” and "Âşıklık" Tradition (The Case of Togolok Moldo)

Abstract
In this article, certain âşıks’ poems have been compared with the famous Kyrgyz akın Togolok Moldo’s poems. As a result of this comparison, genre, subject, style and others angles in poems are overlapped. The atışma, a type of improvisation is an important prerequisite for both groups. But the akın/âşıks’ look at the concept of improvisation has changed in course of time. In addition, both the âşıks and akıns have been continuing the tradition of mahlas. They are also look alike in vocational training.

Keywords
Togolok Moldo, akın, âşık.