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سرای

Ottoman TurkishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian سرای (sarây).

NounEdit

سرای (serây, saray)

  1. house
  2. mansion
  3. palace

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PersianEdit

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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

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