See also: ې[U+06D0 ARABIC LETTER E], ي[U+064A ARABIC LETTER YEH], ئ[U+0626 ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH HAMZA ABOVE], ۍ[U+06CD ARABIC LETTER YEH WITH TAIL], ـی‎, ے[U+06D2 ARABIC LETTER YEH BARREE], ى[U+0649 ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA], and ۓ[U+06D3 ARABIC LETTER YEH BARREE WITH HAMZA ABOVE]
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]

PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

LetterEdit

ی (nârina ye)

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

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form
ی ـی

Usage notesEdit

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

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ې
  • Next letter: ۍ

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Earlier version of ی‎ without إِعْجَام(ʾiʿjām, letter dots) in the final form.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ی / 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 alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian Y (ī).

Alternative formsEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

Dari Persian ی
Iranian Persian
Tajik и (i)

ی (-ye)

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

Usage notesEdit

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


UrduEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /t͡ʃʰoː.ʈiː‿jeː/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /j/, /iː/, /eː/, /ɛː/

LetterEdit

ی (choṭī ye)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Urdu alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ی ـی ـیـ یـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ء
  • Next letter: ے

See alsoEdit