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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From سِتّ(sitt, six) +‎ ـُون(-ūn).

NumeralEdit

سِتُّونَ ‎(sittūnam, f ‎(oblique سِتِّينَ(sittīna))

  1. sixty

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian stwn'(stūn, column, pillar) (Manichaean Middle Persian ʾstwn), from Old Persian 𐎿𐎬𐎢𐎴𐎠(stūnā, column, pillar), from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬯𐬙𐬏𐬥𐬀(stūna)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit स्थूणा(sthūṇā)), from Proto-Indo-European *st(y)oy- (compare English stone).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ستون ‎(sotun) ‎(plural ستون‌ها(sotun-hâ))

  1. column, pillar

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “stūn”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press