Last modified on 26 November 2014, at 15:47

BrahuiEdit

PronounEdit

ای (ī)

  1. I

Ottoman TurkishEdit

InterjectionEdit

ای (ey)

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

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian ʾy (ay).

AdverbEdit

ای (ay)

  1. that is to say

Etymology 2Edit

See اگر (agar).

PronunciationEdit

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

ConjunctionEdit

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 3Edit

InterjectionEdit

Dari ای
Iranian Persian ای
Tajik ай (ay)

ای (ey)

  1. oh

Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Persian ʾyd (ēd, this).

DeterminerEdit

ای (i)

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