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Ottoman TurkishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian سرای(sarây).

NounEdit

سرای ‎(serây, saray)

  1. house
  2. mansion
  3. palace

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PersianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian slʾd(srāy, hall, house), from Old Persian *srāda. Compare Old Armenian սրահ(srah), սրահակ(srahak), Judeo-Persian סראה(srāh, vestibule), Arabic سُرَادِق(surādiq), and Classical Mandaic ࡎࡓࡃࡒࡀ(sradqāʾ), Iranian borrowings.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سرای ‎(sarây) ‎(plural سرای‌ها(sarây-hâ))

  1. hall
  2. dwelling, house
  3. mansion
  4. inn
  5. palace, grand edifice, king's court, seraglio

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