Ottoman Turk translation help?
May 29, 2014 8:44 AM Subscribe
How would one write "The Fast Ones" in Ottoman-era Turkish? I'm making a mildly humorous sign for a Turkish friend, and for various reasons I'm pretending it's Ottoman-era (1650).
posted by aramaic to Writing & Language (2 answers total)
I have the graphic styling solved, but my Turkish is nearly nonexistent. I'm aware of the alphabet changes wrought by Ataturk, but I have no idea how this phrase would have been written circa 1650. If it makes a difference between Arabic & Persian scripts, I'd want to use whatever the imperial court would have used (ie., not a random official in an eastern province).