آیین

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

  • آیین‌نامه (âyin-nâme)

ReferencesEdit

  • «آیین» in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • آیین in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian-English dictionary (Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim)
  • Ann K. S. Lambton (1954), Persian Vocabulary, page 20. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • آیین in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
Last modified on 19 October 2013, at 02:26