Yunus Emre (1240?–1321?) was a Turkish poet and Sufi mystic. He has exercised immense influence on Turkish literature, from his own day until the present. Because Yunus Emre is, after Ahmet Yesevi and Sultan Veled, one of the first known Turkish poets to have composed works in the spoken Turkish of his own age and region rather than in Persian or Arabic, his diction remains very close to the popular speech of his contemporaries in Central and Western Anatolia. This is also the language of a number of anonymous folk-poets, folk-songs, fairy tales, riddles (tekerlemeler), and proverbs.
Like the Oghuz language Book of Dede Korkut, an older and anonymous Central Asian epic, the ... more »
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- Kahrında Hoş Lütfunda Hoş..
- Knowledge should mean a full grasp of kn...
- We entered the house of realization
- I haven't come here to settle down
- Your love has wrested me away from me
- Hear me out, my dear friends
- Go and let it be known to all lovers
- My fleeting life has come and gone
- If I told you about a land of love
- Adı Güzel Kendi Güzel Muhammed
- Dervişlik Dedikleri Hırka İle Taç Değil
- Severim Ben Seni Candan İçerü
- O God, if you would ever question me
- Ah Ölüm
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