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فرشته

See also: فرشتہ

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian plystk' (frēstag, apostle; angel). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian frystg, prystg (frēstag), hrystg (hrēstag, apostle; angle), Manichaean Parthian fryštg (frēštag, apostle; angel), 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 (ferešte-hâ) or فرشتگان (fereštegân))

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

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

فرشته (Ferešte)

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

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