ابشتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Parthian, from Old Iranian; composed of *upa- (on, to) + *sta- (stand, stay, remain). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian ʾbyst (abest, place of refuge), Old Armenian ապաստան (apastan, shelter, refuge).

Noun[edit]

ابشتن (abeštan)

  1. (obsolete) shelter, refuge, sanctuary