ساده

See also: سادة

PashtoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ساده (sādá)

  1. simple, uncomplicated, unpretentious, artless, primitive
  2. simple-minded, credulous, naïve
  3. short-witted, mentally limited
  4. pure, without contaminants
  5. beardless, clean-shaven
  6. humble, of modest means
  7. banal, trite, commonplace, petty, vulgar

ReferencesEdit

  • Pashtoon, Zeeya A. (2009), “ساده”, in Pashto–English Dictionary, Hyattsville: Dunwoody Press
  • ساده”, in Pashto Dictionary (in English), Peshawar, Pakistan: Pukhtoogle, 2020.

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian *sādag, whence also Arabic سَاذَج(sāḏaj). Compare Bactrian σαδγο (sadgo, plain, even) and Old Armenian սատակ (satak), a Middle Iranian loanword.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian ساده
Iranian Persian
Tajik сода (soda)

ساده (sâde) (comparative ساده‌تَر(sâde-tar), superlative ساده‌تَرین(sâde-tarin))

  1. simple
    • c. 1260, Rumi, The Masnavi:
      حمله بر خود می‌‌کنی ای ساده مرد، همچو آن شیری که بر خود حمله کرد.‎‎
      hamle bar xod mi-koni ey sâde mard, hamčo ân šir-i ke bar xod hamle kard.
      You are attacking yourself, o simple man, like that lion who attacked himself.
  2. easy
    Synonym: آسان(âsân)
  3. plain, ordinary

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South Levantine ArabicEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ساده (sāda)

  1. Alternative spelling of سادة