امدی

Old Anatolian TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A derivation of Proto-Turkic *em- (now)

AdverbEdit

امدی (imdi/emdi)

  1. now
    • XIII-th century, Şeyyad Hamza, Yūsuf u Züleyhā; reprinted in Гузеев, В.Г., editor, Староосманский язык, 1979:
      امدى دكلك سوزومه طوتك قلاق
      بر سوز ایدم كیم شكردن طاتلوراق
      واردى كنعانده بر سرور كشی
      آدى یعقوب كندو پیغامبركشى
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      Imdi diŋläŋ sözümä dutuŋ qulaq
      Bir söz äyidäm kim šäkkärdän datluraq
      Vardï Kän'ānda bir särvär kiši
      Adï Ya'qūb gändü peyɣāmbär kiši
      Now listen, turn your ears to my word(s)
      I will tell you word(s) that are tastier than sugar
      There was a master man in Canaan
      His name [was] Jacob, himself [he was] a prophet man.

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: indi
  • Ottoman Turkish: امدی(imdi), شو امدی(şu imdi)