ئاي

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Uyghur[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Chagatai آی(ʾāy, Moon; month), from Proto-Turkic *āń(k) (Moon; month). Cognate with Uzbek oy, Turkish ay, etc.

Noun[edit]

ئاي (ay) (plural ئايلار(aylar))

  1. a moon; the Moon
    تولۇن ئاي‎‎ ― tolun 'aya full moon
    ئاي پاتتى‎ ― 'ay pattithe moon set
  2. a month
    ئۆتكەن ئاي‎‎ ― ötken 'aylast month
  3. an epithet for beauty, as the moon, like moonlight, beautiful
    ئاي جامال‎ ― 'ay jamala beautiful face, beautiful looks
  4. menstruation, menses, period
    ئاي كۆرمەك‎ ― 'ay körmekto menstruate, to have a period

Declension[edit]

for ئاي (the moon)
for ئاي (the month)