Asena (asenā) is the name of the one of the ten sons, whom mythical female wolf gave birth to, in old Turkic mythology. It is associated with a Göktürk ethnogenic myth "full of shamanic symbolism". But Ziya Gökalp mentioned to Asena in his article titled "Türk devletinin tekâmülü" (Küçük Mecmua magazine: that was published in 1922 in Diyarbakır) as follows: According to Chinese people, Asena means wolf. In Turkey many people believe that Asena should be the name of female wolf.
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