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T>E Leyla ile mecnun
1.       JNQ
465 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 06:00 pm

What does it mean? Where does it come from?

2.       denizli
961 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 06:06 pm

I believe it´s the equivalent of Romeo and Juliet in Turkish culture.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Layla_and_Majnun

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3.       ahmet_a1b2
392 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 06:38 pm

Quote:

I believe it´s the equivalent of Romeo and Juliet in Turkish culture.

 

it is true but Mecnun kicks Romeo´s ass

 

 

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4.       JNQ
465 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 07:38 pm

Yeah, I bet he makes Romeo look like a pussycat, with all his poetry and crying in the desert and what not  {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}

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5.       JNQ
465 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 07:40 pm

So, this doesn´t have anything to do with being drunk? I thought Leyla meant something like that. I´m probably wrong. Just checking.

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6.       gugukkusu
126 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 09:55 pm

 

Quoting JNQ

So, this doesn´t have anything to do with being drunk? I thought Leyla meant something like that. I´m probably wrong. Just checking.

 

Yes it means "distracted", "miles away" or "drunk". And these metaphors have their roots in the story. (like being drunkened or blinded by love)

7.       ahmet_a1b2
392 posts
 13 Nov 2015 Fri 10:26 pm

Quote:

Yeah, I bet he makes Romeo look like a pussycat, with all his poetry and crying in the desert and what not  {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}
yes, he is crying like a baby. I never cry for a woman{#emotions_dlg.noway} For 2? Yes, maybe haha {#emotions_dlg.bigsmile}

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