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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian. Compare Middle Persian pgtʾm, Manichaean Middle Persian pygʾm, Sogdian [script needed] (patγām). Ultimately from Old Iranian *paiti-gāma-. Compare also Iranian borrowings: Old Armenian պատգամ (patgam), Aramaic פתגמא, Classical Syriac ܦܬܓܡܐ(peṯəḡāmāʾ), Classical Mandaic ࡐࡅࡂࡃࡀࡌࡀ (pugdāmā), Hebrew פִּתְגָּם(piṯgām).

NounEdit

پیغام (peyğâm) (plural پیغام‌ها(peyğâm-hâ))

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “պատգամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 38
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “paygām”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 67
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, pages 222–223