ایوان

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ʾʾywn /āywan/, palace), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎱𐎭𐎠𐎴 (apadāna).

Noun[edit]

ایوان (eyvân) (plural ایوان‌ها(eyvân-hâ))

  1. (archaic) palace
  2. porch
  3. portico
  4. iwan
  5. balcony
  6. veranda

Descendants[edit]

  • Arabic: إيوان(ʾīwān)
  • Armenian: այվան (ayvan)
  • Azerbaijani: eyvan
  • Georgian: აივანი (aivani)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Russian Иван (Ivan).

Proper noun[edit]

ایوان (ivân)

  1. A male given name, Ivan, from Russian.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “ʾʾywn”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian ایوان‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ɛː.ʋɑːn/

Noun[edit]

ایوان (aivānm (Hindi spelling ऐवान)

  1. hall
  2. palace
    Synonym: محل(mehel)
  3. chamber
  4. porch
  5. gallery

References[edit]

  • ایوان”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.