saye

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See also: Saye and šayəʔ

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

saye (third-person singular simple present sayes, present participle sayeing, simple past and past participle saide)

  1. Obsolete spelling of say

Anagrams[edit]

Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sà.jéː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [sɛ̀.jéː]

Noun[edit]

sàyē m (plural sàyē-sàyē, possessed form sàyen)

  1. A purchase; buying
  2. verbal noun of saya

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sàː.jéː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [sàː.jéː]

Noun[edit]

sā̀yē m (possessed form sā̀yen)

  1. Speaking in a way such as to hide the meaning from a listener.

Middle English[edit]

Verb[edit]

saye

  1. Alternative form of assayen

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

saye

  1. third-person singular optative active of seti (to sleep)

Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ottoman Turkish سایه (saye), from Persian سایه (sâye, shadow, shade).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saːˈje/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧ye

Noun[edit]

saye (definite accusative sayeyi, plural sayeler)

  1. (archaic) shadow; shade
    Synonym: gölge
  2. (archaic, figuratively) protection
  3. (in possessive with locative) (with or without possessive pronoun) Thanks to, credit goes to ... for this.
    benim sayemdethanks to me
    sayemdewell, thanks to me
    onların sayesindethanks to them
    sayelerinde (rare)thanks to them
    Bizim sayemizde adam oldun!
    You became a somebody thanks to us!
    Sayende kapıda kaldık.
    Thanks to you, we got locked out of the house.
    sometimes ironic

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Redhouse, James W. (1890), “سایه”, in A Turkish and English Lexicon, Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 1033
  • Avery, Robert et al., editors (2013) The Redhouse Dictionary Turkish/Ottoman English, 21st edition, Istanbul: Sev Yayıncılık, →ISBN, page 989

Further reading[edit]

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

saye

  1. apple