Middle Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Old Persian *kāravā.

Noun edit

kʾlwʾn' (/kārawān/)

  1. military column
  2. caravan

Derived terms edit

  • [Book Pahlavi needed] (kʾlwʾnyk' /⁠kārawānīg⁠/)

Descendants edit

  • Persian: کاروان (kârvân), کارْبان (kârbân) (see there for further descendants)

References edit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “kārawān”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կարաւան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 547
  • Klein, Dr. Ernest, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, Amsterdam: Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co., 1971