عنوان مقاله [English]
The experience of social life has taught us that if we want to be successful in our social contacts, we should have special social behavior, proportionate to the situation and the social relationship that exists between us and others. As a matter of fact what we call appropriate social behavior, is merely appropriate linguistic behavior. The appropriate linguistic behavior is to recognize what to say in each social situation and what not to say, so When we want to use taboos, we should pay attention to it. In this article, the usage of taboos in Turkmen speakers’ speech has been studied. The findings demonstrated that there is a meaningful relationship between the use of taboos and the social factors like gender and age.