ایمن

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Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic آمِن (ʔāmin), from an Arabic dialect with imāla.[1] Classical Arabic /ʔaːmin/ becomes /ʔeːmin/ with imāla.

Compare Classical Persian لیکِنْ (lēkin) and سِلیحْ (silēh), from Arabic لٰكِنْ (lākin) and سِلَاحْ (silāḥ).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? ēmin
Dari reading? ēmin
Iranian reading? imen, iman
Tajik reading? emin

Adjective

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ایمن (êmen) (comparative ایمن‌تَر (êmen-tar), superlative ایمن‌تَرین (êmen-tarin))

  1. safe; secure, especially against hazards, accidents
    Synonyms: (more with attacks, crime) امن (amn), امن و امان (amn-o-amân), آسایشته (âsâyešte), آرام (ârâm), بی‌خطر (bê-xatar)
    Antonyms: خطرناک (xatarnâk), سیجناک (sijnâk)

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