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Etymology 1Edit

رو(rav-) + ـان(-ân); the first part is the present stem of رفتن(raftan).

AdjectiveEdit

روان (ravân) (comparative روان‌تر‎, superlative روان‌ترین‎)

  1. fluid
  2. flowing
  3. fluent

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian lwbʾn (ruwān, soul). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian rwʾn (ruwān, soul) and Manichaean Parthian ʾrwʾn(arwān, soul), from Avestan 𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬀𐬥(urvan-, soul, self).

NounEdit

روان (ravân) (plural روان‌ها(ravân-hâ))

  1. soul
  2. spirit
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Proper nounEdit

روان (ravân)

  1. A female given name, Ravan.