دیوان

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دیوان ‎(divân).

Noun[edit]

دیوان ‎(dîvân)

  1. divan (collection of poems)
  2. divan (council of state)
  3. court, tribunal

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian d(p)ywʾn' ‎(dēwān, archive, collected writings); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari دیوان
Iranian Persian دیوان
Tajik девон ‎(devon)

دیوان ‎(divân) ‎(plural دیوان‌ها ‎(divân-hâ))

  1. divan (collection of poems)
  2. divan (council)
  3. bureau
  4. court, tribunal
  5. a muster roll, a register of soldiers

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Hayyim, Sulayman (1934–1936), “دیوان”, in New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “dēwān”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 26