Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 09:00

Ottoman TurkishEdit

InterjectionEdit

ای (ey)

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

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

Dari ای
Iranian Persian ای
Tajik ай (ay)

ای (ey)

  1. oh

Etymology 3Edit

DeterminerEdit

ای (i)

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