فرشته

See also: فرشتہ

PersianEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

  • فرسته (fereste) (archaic)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian plystk' (frēstag, apostle, angel). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian prystg, Avestan 𐬟𐬭𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬙𐬀 (fraēšta-, messenger), and Middle Iranian borrowings Old Armenian հրեշտակ (hreštak), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic פרסתקא (prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger), and Classical Syriac ܦܪܣܬܩܐ (prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

فرشته (ferešte) (plural فرشته‌ها or فرشتگان)

Dari فرشته
Iranian Persian فرشته
Tajik фаришта (farišta)
  1. angel (divine and supernatural messenger from a deity)

Derived termsEdit

  • فرشته‌ای (ferešte'i)

Proper nounEdit

فرشته (Ferešte)

  1. A female given name, Fereshteh, Fereshte, Farishtah, Farishta

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 17 October 2013, at 12:38