Yunus Emre

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Yunus Emre


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Yunus Emre (1238?–1320?) 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, it should be noted, the language of a number of anonymous folk-poets, folk-songs, fairy tales, riddles (tekerlemeler), and proverbs.

Average rating: 4.41 · 451 ratings · 53 reviews · 97 distinct worksSimilar authors
Yunus Emre: Hayatı ve Bütün...

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4.44 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1952 — 4 editions
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The Drop That Became the Se...

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4.39 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1999
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Yunus Emre Divanı

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4.57 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1972 — 6 editions
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Yunus Emre Divanı'ndan Seçm...

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4.60 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2012
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Yunus Emre

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4.30 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1973 — 12 editions
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Çıktım Erik Dalına

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4.14 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2007
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Risaletü'n Nushiyye (Yunus ...

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4.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1307 — 5 editions
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Journey to the Beloved: Suf...

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Şiirlerinden Seçmeler

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Olen algus ja lõpp

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4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1986
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“I am the drop that contains the ocean”
Yunus Emre

“I tried to make sense of the Four Books,
until love arrived,
and it all became a single syllable.”
Yunus Emre

“Don't let me wander from Your love,
Don't let me leave Your door,
And if I lose myself,
Let me find myself with You.”
Yunus Emre

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