اسپریس

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ʾsplys ‎(a/əsp(a)rēs). Compare Old Armenian ասպարէզ ‎(asparēz), Georgian ასპარეზი ‎(asṗarezi) and Classical Syriac ܐܣܦܪܝܣܐ ‎(ʾespərêsāʾ), Iranian borrowings. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *spurdz ‎(stadium, racetrack). Compare also اسپورز ‎(espurez), name of a village near Sari north of Iran.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔæspˈɾeːs/, /ʔæspæˈɾeːs/, /ʔespæˈɾeːs/
  • (Iranian Persian) IPA(key): [æspˈɾiːs], [æspæˈɾiːs], [espæˈɾiːs]

Noun[edit]

Dari اسپریس
Iranian Persian اسپریس
Tajik аспрес ‎(aspres)

اسپریس ‎(a/esparês) ‎(plural اسپریس‌ها ‎(a/esparês-hâ))

  1. racecourse, hippodrome
  2. (archaic) battlefield

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