See also: درويش

Azerbaijani

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Noun

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درویش

  1. Arabic spelling of dərviş

Khalaj

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Noun

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دَرویش (dərvîş) (definite accusative دَرویشی, plural دَرویشلَر)

  1. Arabic spelling of dərvîş (dervish)

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Ottoman Turkish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Persian درویش (darviš).

Noun

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دَرویش (dervîş) (plural دَرویشلر (dervîşler) or دَراویش (derâvîş))

  1. a poor man
  2. a pauper
  3. a beggar
  4. a dervish

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Persian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From earlier دریوش (daryuš, daryôš), from درغوش (darğuš, darğôš), from Middle Persian [script needed] (dlgwš /⁠driyōš⁠/).

Pronunciation

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Dari دَرویش
Iranian Persian
Tajik дарвеш
 

Readings
Classical reading? darwēš
Dari reading? darwēš
Iranian reading? darviš
Tajik reading? darveš

Adjective

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دَرویش (darvêš) (comparative دَرویش‌تَر (darvêš-tar), superlative دَرویش‌تَرین (darvêš-tarin))

  1. poor, needy

Noun

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دَرویش (darvêš) (plural دَرویشان (darvêšân) or دَرویش‌ها (darvêš-hâ) or دَراوِیش (darâviš))

  1. indigent, poor, especially a worthy one
  2. a poor, indigent, ascetic, and abstemious person or recluse; Dervish, Sufi
    • Hafez
      در این بازار اگر سودیست با درویش خرسند است
      خدایا منعمم گردان به درویشی و خرسندی
      dar în bâzâr agar sûdêst bâ darvêš-i xursand ast
      xudâyâ mun'imam gardân ba darvêšî u xursandî
      If there is any merit to be gained in this world, it is that attained by the contented dervish. O Lord, grant me the blessings of holy indigence and contentment

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Urdu

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian درویش (darwēš).

Noun

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درویش (darveśm (Hindi spelling दरवेश)

  1. (Islam) Dervish; dervish