Yunus Emre (1238-1320 / Turkey)
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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- Acep Oldu Halim Bu Aşk Elinden
- Adem Oğlu
- Adı Güzel Kendi Güzel Muhammed
- Ağla Gözüm Ağla
- Ah Nefis
- Ah Nice Bir Uyursun
- Ah Ölüm
- Ahır Zaman
- Aklım Başıma Gelmedi
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- Arayu Arayu
- Aşık Kendi Kanını
- Aşıkmı Diyem