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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ق ر ن(q-r-n).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /qaː.ra.na/
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NounEdit

قَارَنَ (qārana) III, non-past يُقَارِنُ‎‎ (yuqārinu)

  1. (transitive) to become associated with [+accusative = what]
  2. (transitive) to appear together with [+accusative = what]
  3. (ditransitive) to juxtapose, compare [+accusative = what] [+ بِ(object) = wherewith]

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “قارن”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 435
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “قارن”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 1020–1021

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Parthian 𐭊𐭓𐭍𐭉(krny /Kārēn/), whence also Old Armenian Կարէն (Karēn).

Proper nounEdit

قارن (Qâran)

  1. (Iranian mythology) Qaran, an Iranian paladin, a character in Shahnameh
  2. Karen, a Parthian feudal family

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Further readingEdit

  • Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes [Glossary of Pahlavi and Parthians Inscriptions] (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, page 55a
  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1944), “Կարէն”, in Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names] (Erewani petakan hamalsaran. Gitakan ašxatutʿyunner; 24) (in hy), volume II, Yerevan: University Press, pages 613–614