هنوز

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Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

هنوز (hanuz)

Dari Persian هنوز
Iranian Persian
Tajik ҳанӯз (hanüz)
  1. still, yet
    هنوز آماده نیستم.‎‎ ― hanuz âmâde nistam.I'm not ready yet.
    • late 13th century, Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, Reynold A. Nicholson, transl., مثنوی معنوی [Masnavi-ye-Ma'navi], volume V, verse 1068:
      تو هنوز از خارج آن را طالبی، محلبی از دیگران چون حالبی؟‎‎
      to hanuz az xarej ân-râ tâleb-i, mahlabi az digarân čon hâleb-i?
      You are still seeking it from outside; you are a source of milk: how are you a milker of others?
    • c. 1300, Amir Khusrau, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      تن پیر گشت و آرزوی دل جوان هنوز.‎‎
      tan pir gašt-o ârzu-ye del javân hanuz.
      The body grew old, but the desire of the heart is still young.
    Synonym: همچنان(hamčenân)
  2. (with certain negated verbs in the pluperfect) scarcely, by a small margin
    دختر هنوز چشم‌هایش را نبسته بود که تلفن زنگ زد.‎‎
    doxtar hanuz češm-hâ-yeš-râ na-baste bud ke telefon zang zad.
    The girl had scarcely closed her eyes when the phone rang.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ottoman Turkish: [Term?]