آیین

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Old Armenian օրէն ‎(ōrēn), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

Dari آئین, آیین
Iranian Persian آئین, آیین
Tajik оин ‎(oyin)

آیین ‎(âyin)

  1. institution, rite, ceremony, custom, ordinance, canon, usage, prescription
  2. common law (in contradistinction to the laws delivered by Muhammad)
  3. mode, form, manner
  4. ornament, decoration

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References[edit]

  • «آیین» in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • آیین in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • Ann K. S. Lambton (1954), Persian Vocabulary, page 20. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • آیین in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul