تعریف

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic تَعْرِيف(taʿrīf).

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Noun[edit]

تعریف (ta'rif) (plural تعریف‌ها(ta'rif-hâ) or تعاریف(ta'ârif))

  1. definition
  2. description, explanation, narration
  3. praise, commendation
  4. making something known
    • c. 1260, Rumi, “2:290—291”, in The Masnavi:
      دشمن روزند این قلابکان، عاشق روزند آن زرهای کان، ز آن که روز است آینه‌ی تعریف او.‎‎
      došman-e ruz-and in qellâbekân, 'âšeq-e ruz-and ân zarhâ-ye kân, z-ân-ke ruz ast âyene-ye ta'rif-e u.
      These counterfeiters are the enemies of the day, and those pieces of gold are the lovers of day, because the day is the mirror that makes it [the purity of gold] known.

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Noun[edit]

تعریف (tārīff (Hindi spelling तारीफ़)

  1. praise, commendation