سرنا

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Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

سِرْنَا (sirnā) (form I)

  1. first-person plural past active of سَارَ (sāra)
  2. first-person plural past passive of سَارَ (sāra)

Persian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from an unknown Proto-Indo-European of Luwian [script needed] (zurni, horn), Sanskrit शृङ्ग (ṡṛṅga, horn), Latin cornū, English horn, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (though Kloekhorst disagrees). Folk etymology explains the word as سور (sur, banquet, feast) + نای (nây, pipe, flute, nay).

Noun[edit]

سرنا (sornâ) (plural سرناها (sornâ-hâ))

  1. (music) zurna

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Greppin, John A. C. (1991), “The Survival of Ancient Anatolian and Mesopotamian Vocabulary Until the Present”, in Journal of Near Eastern Studies[1], volume 50, issue 3, pages 203–207