گناه

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian گناه (gonâh).

Noun[edit]

گناه (günâh)

  1. sin

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wnʾs (wināh, sin, crime), ultimately from the Proto-Iranian preverb *vi- and the root *nas- (to disappear; to perish), from Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (to perish, to disappear). Akin to Manichaean Middle Persian wynʾh, the Old Armenian loanword վնաս (vnas), Baluchi [script needed] (gunās), Kurdish [script needed] (benāse) and Sanskrit विनाश (vināśa),

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari گناه
Iranian Persian گناه
Tajik гуноҳ (gunoh)

گناه (gonâh) (plural گناهان (gonâhân) or گناه‌ها (gonâh-hâ))

  1. sin

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References[edit]

  • "wināh" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5, page 91
  • վնաս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume IV, page 347
  • “*nas” in Johnny Cheung (2007), Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb, Ledien, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 282ff
  • “vinās” in Henrik Samuel Nyberg (1974), A Manual of Pahlavi, Part II: Glossary, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, page 213a