روان

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See also: زوان

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

رو(raw-) + ـان(-ân); the first part is the present stem of رفتن(raftan).

Adjective[edit]

روان (ravân) (comparative روان‌تر, superlative روان‌ترین)

  1. fluid
  2. flowing

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian lwbʾn(ruwān, soul). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian rwʾn(ruwān, soul) and Manichaean Parthian ʾrwʾn(arwān, soul), from Avestan 𐬎𐬭𐬬𐬀𐬥(urvan-, soul, self).

Noun[edit]

روان (ravân) (plural روان‌ها(ravân-hâ))

  1. soul
  2. spirit
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Proper noun[edit]

روان (Ravân)

  1. A female given name, Ravan