ای

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ای (ey)

  1. oh
  2. eh
  3. well
  4. hey

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (dialectal: Shiraz, Abadan) IPA(key): /æj/
  • (dialectal: most Southern dialects of Persian) IPA(key): /ej/

Conjunction[edit]

ای (ay, ey)

  1. (dialectal) if
    ای وه‌ش گفتی نه خسته می‌گو بشی تا كولتاوم.
    Éy vaš gófti na xáste migú béši tâ kúlet-awom. (Proverb, Dashtestan)
    If you tell him don't bother (more power to your elbow), he would say let me ride on your shoulder.
    روز مرگُم باشه ای یی رو بفَمَم که اَزُم سیر شده وُ دوسُم نداره.
    Ruze margom baše ay yey ru befāmam ke azom sir šode o dusom nadâre. (Shiraz)

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

Dari ای
Iranian Persian ای
Tajik ай (ay)

ای (ey)

  1. oh

Etymology 3[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ای (i)

  1. (dialectal, Kabol, Mashhad, Shiraz, Kazerun, Dashtestan, Bushehr) this