\lˈamɪˌi], \lˈamɪˌi], \l_ˈa_m_ɪ__ˌi]\
Definitions of LAMI'I
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A notable Turkish poet and prose-writer; died about 1530. His prose works are chiefly translations from Jami. Among his poetical works are four epics founded on Persian legend: "Vamik and Afra"; "Vis and Ramin"; "Absal and Selman"; and the "Ferhadnameh". There is a translation in German, by Pfizmaier, of one of the minor poems,-"The Glorification of the City of Bursa".
By Charles Dudley Warner