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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 myẟʾn (*mēẟan, middle), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬌𐬜𐬌𐬌𐬁𐬥𐬀 (maiδiiāna, 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