A Lezgic language (Northeast Caucasian) spoken by the Udi people who live mostly in Azerbaijan and nearby regions. Probably descended from Caucasian Albanian.
A person who belongs to this group; most probably the descendants of the ancient population of Caucasian Albania.
Origin of udi
Compare Uti, the name of one of the provinces of Greater Armenia.
Udi Sentence Examples
The daughters are named Zahy and Ra`wa by Mas`udi ii.
Mas`udi in the 10th century says it was known also as Karat at-Tin ("the Clay Castle").
This name and that of Dinazad both occur in what Mas`udi tells of her.
Shahrazad's plan is helped forward in the Nights by Dinazad, who is, according to Mas`udi, her slave girl, or, according to other MSS., her nurse, and, according to the Fihrist, the king's stewardess.
But that our Nights differ very much from the Hezar Afsane is further manifest from the circumstance that, even of those stories in the Nights which are not Arabian in origin, some are borrowed from books mentioned by Mas`udi as distinct from the Hezar Afsane.