روان

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

رو (raw-) + ـان (-ân); the first part is the present stem of رفتن (raftan).

Adjective[edit]

روان (ravân) (comparative روان‌تر, superlative روان‌ترین)

  1. fluid
  2. flowing

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian lwbʾn (ruwān, soul). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian rwʾn (ruwān, soul) and Manichaean Parthian ʾrwʾn (arwān, soul), from Avestan [script?] (urvan-, soul, self).

Noun[edit]

روان (ravân) (plural روان‌ها)

  1. soul
  2. spirit
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Proper noun[edit]

روان (Ravân)

  1. A female given name, Ravan