See also: Hansi

AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic һансы
Roman hansı
Perso-Arabic هانسی

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Turkish hangi.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

hansı

  1. (interrogative) which
    Hansı saatda...?
    At what time... ?
    (literally, “In which hour...?”)
  2. (relative) which
    Əlifbamız, hansı ki türk əlifbasına yaxın idi, dəyişildi.[1]
    Our alphabet, which was close to the Turkish alphabet, was changed.
  3. whichever, whatever
    Hansı padşahla dava eləsəm, onun torpağını torba ilə daşımağa gücüm çatar[1]
    Whichever king I make war with, I have the power to carry his earth away in a bag.
    Hansı işə əl atsam, onu qadağan eləyir[1]
    Whatever work I take on, he forbids it.
    Kim hansı oğlanı istəyirsə, almanı ona atsın.[1]
    Which boy she wishes, let her throw the apple to him.
    (literally, “Whoever wants whichever boy, let them throw the apple to him.”)

PronounEdit

hansı

  1. (interrogative) which
    Hansını istəyirsən?Which one do you want?

DeclensionEdit

This pronoun is one of several Azerbaijani pronouns which are declined like possessive forms in the singular (see more Azerbaijani pronouns which are declined like possessive forms in the singular).

Usage notesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Authier, Gilles (2012), “New strategies for relative clauses in Azeri and Apsheron Tat”, in Gast, Volker, editors, Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective (Trends in Linguistics Studies and Monographs; 249), Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, →ISBN