ستاره

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See also: ستارہ

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian ستاره(setâre, star, fate).

Noun[edit]

ستاره (sitare) (plural ستاره‌گان‎)

  1. star
  2. destiny
  3. luck, fortune

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (stʾlk' /stārag/), [script needed] (stl /star/), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎫𐎼 (star-), from Proto-Iranian *Hstā́, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hstā́, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari Persian ستاره
Iranian Persian
Tajik ситора (sitora)
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun[edit]

ستارگان(setâregân)

ستاره (setâre) (plural ستارگان(setâregân) or ستاره‌ها(setâre-hâ))

  1. star
    • 1985, قیصر امینپور (Qeysar Aminpour), “شعری برای جنگ”, in تنفس صبح:
      دیگر ستارگان را حتی هیچ اعتماد نیست. شاید ستاره‌ها شبگردهای دشمن ما باشند.‎‎
      digar setâregân-râ hattâ hič e'temâd nist. šâyad setâre-hâ šabgard-hâ-ye došman-e mâ bâšand.
      Even the stars are no longer reliable. Perhaps the stars are our enemy's night patrols.
  2. fate, destiny
  3. star (actors, athletes, etc.)
  4. asterisk, the symbol "*"
  5. (archaic) spark

Usage notes[edit]

The plural ستارگان(setâregân) is used for astronomical stars, sparks, etc., but not for human "stars" or asterisks.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Rohingya: sétara, setára

Proper noun[edit]

ستاره (setâre)

  1. A female given name, Setareh, from Middle Persian.

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