See also: میدان

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian mdyʾn'(*mayān, middle; among, between) (whence Persian میان(miyân)), Manichaean Parthian mdyʾn(*maẟyān, among, amid, between), Manichaean Sogdian myẟʾn(*mēẟan, middle), Avestan [script needed](maiẟyāna-, middle). Their first part is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos.

NounEdit

مَيْدَان ‎(maydānm ‎(plural مَيَادِين(mayādīn))

  1. square
  2. field, sphere

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “meydan”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Lokotsch, Karl (1927) Etymologisches Wörterbuch der europäischen Wörter orientalischen Ursprungs (in German), Heidelberg: Carl Winter’s Universitätsbuchhandlung, page 108b