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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ه و ن(h-w-n).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

هَاوَنَ (hāwana) III, non-past يُهَاوِنُ‎‎ (yuhāwinu)

  1. to be engaged in what is easy, to do what one finds brings ease or is easiest to do, to be one without stress or only doing what comes easy
  2. to be self-indulgent, to adopt an epicurean mindset, to engage in contemptible or trifling activities
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Middle Persian [script needed] (hʾwn' /hāwan/, mortar).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

هَاوُن (hāwunm (plural أَهْوَان(ʾahwān) or هَوَاوِين(hawāwīn))

  1. mortar (tool used with a pestle)
    Synonyms: مِهْرَاس(mihrās), جُرْن(jurn), نِجْر(nijr)
  2. mortar (weapon)
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “hāwan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 43

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (hʾwn' /hāwan/, mortar).

NounEdit

هاون (hâvan)

  1. mortar (tool used with pestle).
  2. (by extension) pestle and mortar.

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “hāwan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 43