See also: فرشتہ

Contents

PersianEdit

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fa

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian plystk' ‎(frēstag, apostle; angel). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian frystg, prystg ‎(frēstag), hrystg ‎(hrēstag, apostle; angle), Manichaean Parthian fryštg ‎(frēštag, apostle; angel), Avestan 𐬟𐬭𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬙𐬀 ‎(fraēšta-, messenger), and Middle Iranian borrowings Old Armenian հրեշտակ ‎(hreštak), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic פרסתקא ‎(prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger), and Classical Syriac ܦܪܣܬܩܐ ‎(prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

فرشته ‎(ferešte) ‎(plural فرشته‌ها ‎(ferešte-hâ) or فرشتگان ‎(fereštegân))

Dari فرشته
Iranian Persian فرشته
Tajik фаришта ‎(farišta)
  1. angel (divine and supernatural messenger from a deity)

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

فرشته ‎(Ferešte)

  1. A female given name, Fereshteh, Fereshte, Farishtah, Farishta

ReferencesEdit

  • prstq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “frēstag”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
Read in another language