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EtymologyEdit

From Persian افسانه(afsâne).

NounEdit

افسانه (efsane)

  1. tale, story, fable, legend, myth

DescendantsEdit


PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [Inscriptional Pahlavi needed] (ʾfsʾng /afsānag/, fable).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian افسانه
Iranian Persian افسانه
Tajiki Persian афсона (afsona)

افسانه (afsâne) (plural افسانه‌ها(afsâne-hâ))

  1. tale, story, fable, legend, myth
    هزار افسانA Thousand Tales

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Proper nounEdit

افسانه (afsâne)

  1. A female given name, Afsaneh

ReferencesEdit

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “ʾfsʾng”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols