أي

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See also: إي, آی, and ای

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

أَيُّ or أَيَّ or أَيِّ or أَيٌّ or أَيًّا or أَيٍّ (ʾayyu or ʾayya or ʾayyi or ʾayyun or ʾayyan or ʾayyin?

  1. which ...? what ...? what kind of ...? (followed by a noun in the genitive or a prepositional enclitic)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

أَيْ (ʾay)

  1. that is to say, namely
References[edit]
  • أي” in J.A. Haywood and H.M. Nahmad (1965), A new Arabic grammar (second edition), London: Lund Humphries, ISBN 0-85331-585-X