بوستان

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From Middle Persian bwdstʾn' ‎(bōyestān, (flower) garden). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian bwystʾn, bwyystʾn ‎(bōyestān), Manichaean Parthian bwdystʾn ‎(bōδestān), Sogdian [script needed] ‎(βōδistān, garden), Classical Syriac ܒܘܣܬܢܐ ‎(būstānā), Old Armenian բուրաստան ‎(burastan).

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بوستان ‎(bôstân) ‎(plural بوستان‌ها ‎(bôstân-hâ))

  1. garden

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  • բոյր in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan], volume I, page 471
  • “bōyestān” in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5