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PersianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Akin to Old Armenian օրէն ‎(ōrēn), an Iranian borrowing.

NounEdit

Dari آئین, آیین
Iranian Persian آئین, آیین
Tajik оин ‎(oyin)

آیین ‎(âyin)

  1. institution, rite, ceremony, custom, ordinance, canon, usage, prescription
  2. common law (in contradistinction to the laws delivered by Muhammad)
  3. mode, form, manner
  4. ornament, decoration

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