آشنا

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Khalaj[edit]

Adjective[edit]

آشنا (âşnâ)

  1. Arabic spelling of âşnâ (familiar)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ʾšnwʾk' /āšnāg/, known), ultimately from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know). Note also Old Persian [script needed] (ašnaiy, near). Possibly akin to Old Armenian Աշնակ (Ašnak, a male given name).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

آشنا (âšnâ)

  1. acquainted
  2. familiar, accustomed

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

آشنا (âšnâ or âšenâ) (plural آشنایان(âšnâyân) or آشناها(âšnâ-hâ))

  1. acquaintance, friend

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: aşna
  • Bashkir: әшнә (äşnä)
  • Hindustani: āśnā
    Hindi: आशना
    Urdu: آشنا
  • Tatar: әшнә (äşnä)

References[edit]

  • Herzenberg, L. G. (2014), “Studies in Persian Etymology II”, in Acta Linguistica Petropolitana[1], volume 10, issue 1, published by P. A. Kocharov and A. V. Shatskov, page 37 of 19–48
  • Horn, Paul (1893) Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, § 34(1), page 8
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “āšnāg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 13

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian آشنا(āšnā).

Noun[edit]

آشنا (āšnām or f (Hindi spelling आशना)

  1. acquaintance

Ushojo[edit]

Adjective[edit]

اَشنا (ašnā)

  1. familiar