سرای

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • سارای (saray)

EtymologyEdit

From Persian سرای (sarây).

NounEdit

سرای (serây, saray)

  1. house
  2. mansion
  3. palace

Derived termsEdit

  • سرای بوسنه (Saray-Bosna)

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • سرا (sarâ)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian slʾd (srāy, hall, house), from Old Persian *srāda. Compare Old Armenian սրահ (srah), սրահակ (srahak), Judeo-Persian סראה (srāh, vestibule), Arabic سُرَادِق (surādiq), and Classical Mandaic ࡎࡓࡃࡒࡀ (sradqāʾ), Iranian borrowings.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سرای (sarây) (plural سرای‌ها)

  1. hall
  2. dwelling, house
  3. mansion
  4. inn
  5. palace, grand edifice, king's court, seraglio

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 22:26