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See also: نامە and نامہ

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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian MGLTA / nʾmk' (nāmag). Compare Old Armenian նամակ (namak), Classical Syriac ܢܡܩܐ (namqā), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic נמקא (namqā), and Arabic نمق (namq), Middle Iranian loanwords.

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NounEdit

Dari نامه
Iranian Persian نامه
Tajik нома (noma)

نامه (nâme) (plural نامه‌ها (nâme-hâ))

  1. (archaic) book
  2. (in compounds) book [of]
  3. letter (written or printed communication)

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ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “nāmag”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 57
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “նամակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 425b
  • nmq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–