سوگند

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian swknd (sōgand, oath), from Avestan [Term?] (/saokanta/, sulphur), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewk- (white). Related to سوختن(suxtan, to burn), and سوگ(sug, sadness, mourning).

Originally سوگند(sowgand) was a sulphur-filled drink given to defendants to determine the truth based on their body reaction to Sulphur.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /sawɡand/

NounEdit

Dari Persian سوگند
Iranian Persian
Tajik савганд (savgand)

سوگند (sowgand) (plural سوگندها(sowgand-hâ))

  1. oath

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ReferencesEdit
  1. ^ Nourai, Ali (2011) An Etymological Dictionary of Persian, English and other Indo-European Languages, page 235

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian سوگند(sougand).

NounEdit

سوگند (saugandf (Hindi spelling सौगन्द)

  1. oath, asseveration

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ReferencesEdit

  • John T. Platts (accessed 11-15-2012) , “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]