ی

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See also: ې, ي, ئ, ۍ, ـی, ے, ى, and ۓ
Arabic Farsi Ye.gif
ی U+06CC, ی
ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH
ۋ
[U+06CB]
Arabic ۍ
[U+06CD]
U+FBFC, ﯼ
ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH ISOLATED FORM

[U+FBFB]
Arabic Presentation Forms-A
[U+FBFD]
U+FBFD, ﯽ
ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH FINAL FORM

[U+FBFC]
Arabic Presentation Forms-A
[U+FBFE]
U+FBFE, ﯾ
ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH INITIAL FORM

[U+FBFD]
Arabic Presentation Forms-A ﯿ
[U+FBFF]
ﯿ U+FBFF, ﯿ
ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH MEDIAL FORM

[U+FBFE]
Arabic Presentation Forms-A
[U+FC00]

Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /nɑriˈna je/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ai/, /j/

Letter[edit]

ی (nârina ye)

  1. The forty-third letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form
ی ـی

Usage notes[edit]

  • If preceded by a consonant, the letter ی represents /ai/.
  • If preceded by a vowel, ی represents /j/.

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ې
  • Next letter: ۍ

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Modification of ي.

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ﻯ / ﻳ / ﻴ / ﯽ (ye)

  1. The thirty-second and final letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ه. Its name is یه (ye) or یا ().

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian Y (ī).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ٔ (-ye): used for words ending in ـه (-e) (ـهٔ (-e-ye))
  • ای (-i) (misspelling, Dari)

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

Dari ی
Iranian Persian ی
Tajik и (i)

ی (-ye)

  1. the grammatical particle ezafe; see Appendix:Persian ezâfe

Usage notes[edit]

Used after words ending in the vowels ـه (-e), ـا (), or ـو (-u, -o).