سرای

Ottoman TurkishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian سرای(sarây).

NounEdit

سرای (seray, 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, from Proto-Iranian *thrāya (to protect), from Proto-Indo-European *trā-yo-, suffixed form of *terh₂- (to cross over).[1]

Compare Old Armenian սրահ (srah, hall; curtain), սրահակ (srahak, curtain), Judeo-Persian סראה(srāh, vestibule), Arabic سُرَادِق(surādiq, awning, tent; pavilion, canopy), and Classical Mandaic ࡎࡓࡃࡒࡀ(sradqā, pavilion, canopy; curtain), all borrowed from Iranian.

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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