فرشته

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See also: فرشتہ

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian plystk' (frēstag, apostle; angel). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian frystg, prystg (frēstag), hrystg (hrēstag, apostle; angle), Manichaean Parthian fryštg (frēštag, apostle; angel), Avestan 𐬟𐬭𐬀𐬉𐬱𐬙𐬀 (fraēšta-, messenger), and Middle Iranian borrowings Old Armenian հրեշտակ (hreštak), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic פרסתקא (prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger), and Classical Syriac ܦܪܣܬܩܐ (prestəqāʾ, royal guard, messenger).

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Noun[edit]

فرشته (ferešte) (plural فرشته‌ها (ferešte-hâ) or فرشتگان (fereštegân))

Dari فرشته
Iranian Persian فرشته
Tajik фаришта (farišta)
  1. angel (divine and supernatural messenger from a deity)

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Proper noun[edit]

فرشته (Ferešte)

  1. A female given name, Fereshteh, Fereshte, Farishtah, Farishta

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