پاسبان

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭠𐭮𐭡𐭠𐭭 (pāsbān, gaurd, watcher). Akin to Old Armenian պահապան (pahapan); an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

پاسبان (pâsbân) (plural پاسبانان or پاسبان‌ها)

  1. policeman
  2. sentinel, guard, watchman
  3. shepherd

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • پاسبان in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul