دیدن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (dytn' /didan/), from Proto-Iranian *daiH- (to look, see).[1] Cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬌𐬜𐬁𐬌𐬙𐬌(diδāiti) and Old Armenian դէտ (dēt), ճշմարիտ (čšmarit), օրէն (ōrēn), օրինակ (ōrinak), -արէն (-arēn), all borrowed from Iranian languages.

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Verb[edit]

Dari Persian دیدن
Iranian Persian
Tajik дидан (didan)

دیدَن (didan) (present stem بین(bin))

  1. to see
    آیا می‌خواهی چیزِ شگفت‌انگیزی ببینی؟‎‎ (more literary)
    âyâ mi-xâhi čiz-e šegeft-angiz-i be-bini?
    می‌خوای یه چیزِ شگفت‌انگیز ببینی؟‎‎ (more colloquial)
    mi-xây ye čiz-e šegeft-angiz be-bini?
    Do you want to see something wonderful?
    • c. 1260, Rumi, “1:966”, in The Masnavi:
      گفت من از خشم کی کردم نظر؟ از تعجب دیدمش در رهگذر
      goft: man az xešm key kardam nazar? az ta'ajjob didam-aš dar rahgozar.
      [Azrael] said, "When did I cast glances [at him] with anger? I saw him with wonderment, while passing by."

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cheung, Johnny, Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2007, →ISBN, page 49