خفتن

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Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

خِفْتُنَّ (ḵiftunna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural past active of خَافَ (ḵāfa)
  2. second-person feminine plural past passive of خَافَ (ḵāfa)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian, from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *su̯ep-, sup- (to sleep). Compare Manichaean Parthian xwsp- (xusp-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

خفتن (xoftan) (present stem خسپ (xosp))

  1. (archaic) to sleep

References[edit]

  • "خفتن"‏ in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “xuftan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “xwsp-”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols