سفید

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier سپید(sapêd), from Middle Persian spyt'(spēd, white), from Old Iranian *spaita-, from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬯𐬞𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀(spaēta, white), Sogdian ʾspʾyt), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit श्वेत(śvetá, white, bright)), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos(bright; shine) (compare Old Church Slavonic свѣтъ(světŭ), Old English hwīt(white).

Borrowed from Iranian: Old Armenian սպիտակ(spitak), սպետ(spet), սպիտ(spit); Old Georgian სპეტაკი(sṗeṭaḳi), სპეტი(sṗeṭi), Georgian სუფთა(supta), Arabic [script needed](asfīdaj), Ottoman Turkish [script needed](üstübej).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari سفید
Iranian Persian سفید
Tajik сафед(safed)

سفید ‎(safid, sefid)

  1. white
  2. fair
  3. pale
  4. clear

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See also[edit]

Colors in Persian · رنگ‌ها(rang-hâ) (layout · text)
     سرخ(sorx)      سبز(sabz),
سوز(sowz)
     زرد(zard)      ?      سفید(safid, sefid),
سفی(?)
     زرشکی(zereški)      ?      ?      ?      ?
     ?      آبی(âbi)      نارنجی(nârenji)      خاکستری(xâkestari),
توسی(tusi)
     ?
     سیاه(siyah),
سه(seh)
     بنفش(banafsh)      قهوه‌ای(qahve'i),
بور(bur)
     ?      ?

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dehkhoda Persian Dictionary, اسپید
  2. ^ Dehkhoda Persian Dictionary, اسفید
  3. ^ Dehkhoda Persian Dictionary, اسبید
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “սպիտակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 264–265
  • Horn, Paul (1893) Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, § 708, page 157
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 240
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “spēd”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian سفید

Adjective[edit]

سفید ‎(safed) — Hindi spelling: सफ़ेद(safed)

  1. white
  2. clean
  3. blank

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