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Old 14th July 2020, 09:44 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by kwiatek
These verses are in Ottoman Turkish, I have seen them on one other piece but I cannot remember where! Here they are copied with mistakes. They compare the dagger’s blade to the shining crescent moon:

“Your dagger is the crescent moon in the sky of the world of compassion,
Your dagger is hidden in the blade’s dark-blue clothing.”

could you break it down for me please? e.g. what is written in the first image, second, third? just so i know which is which.

Also, does the reference to 'dark blue clothing' mean anything in particular?
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