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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian bl(ʾ)hnk' (brahnag)[1][2], from Proto-Iranian *bagnákah, with secondary -r-, from Proto-Iranian *bagná (naked)[3], from Proto-Indo-Iranian *nagnás, from Proto-Indo-European *negʷ- (naked); see there for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian برهنه
Iranian Persian
Tajik бараҳна (barahna)

برهنه (berahne)

  1. bare, naked, nude
    دیروز یک زن برهنه دیدم.
    Diruz yek zan-e berahne didam. (more literary)
    دیرو یه زن برهنه دیدم.
    Diru ye zan-e berahne didam. (more colloquial)
    I saw a naked woman yesterday.
    Synonyms: عریان‎, لخت

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Tajik: бараҳна (barahna)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ H. W. Baily, Indo-Scythian Studies (Khotanese Texts - volume VI), Cambridge University Press, 1967, Page 256
  2. ^ MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 19
  3. ^ Čong, Dž. (Cheung, Johnny) (2009)T. K., Salbijeva, transl., Očerki istoričeskovo razvitija osetinskovo vokalizma [Studies in the Historical Development of the Ossetic Vocalism] (in Russian), Vladikavkaz: Izdatelʹsko-poligrafičeskoje predprijatije im. V. Gassijeva, →ISBN, page 41