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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 [script needed] (myẟʾn /*mēẟan/, middle), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬜𐬌𐬌𐬁𐬥𐬀(maiδiiāna, middle). Their first part is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *médʰyos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَيْدَان (maydānm (plural مَيَادِين(mayādīn))

  1. square
  2. field, sphere

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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
  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007), “1110. Migdáne”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот, put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите, →ISBN, page 156