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Azerbaijan ashug profession and ashugs folk


English, Russian



One of the actual problems of modern Azerbaijan linguistics is the area of onomastic units and studying of their features. Onomastic units are proper names used in the language. Ashugs used these unite in their creative work and made inimitative and extraordinary word samples and poetic word complexes. The article deals with classic ashugs and explains etymology of some ashugs’ pseudonyms and nicknames.

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