های

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

های (hay)

  1. used to raise attention
    1. expresses lacking will to be patient, hey there!, halloa!
    2. to drive a beast
    3. to express pain, or for malediction, woe!, alas!
  2. reduplicated, های های (hay hay), used for affirmation, certainly!, doubtlessly!

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: hayhay
  • Romanian: hai