عاشق

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of عَشِقَ ‎(ʿašiqa, to love), from the root ع ش ق ‎(ʿ-š-q).[1][2][3][4]

Adjective[edit]

عَاشِق ‎(ʿāšiq)

  1. in love with, enamored of, infatuated with

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Noun[edit]

عَاشِق ‎(ʿāšiqm

  1. admirer, lover, adorer

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Usage notes[edit]

In many descendants the word has taken on the meaning of “ashugh, mystic bard, balladeer, or troubadour”. This sense developed in Turkic, according to Sevortjan (apud Anikin) under the influence of Armenian. According to Asatryan, the term is of Sufi origin.

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References[edit]

  • “ашик” and “ашуг” in Aleksandr Anikin (2007—), Russkij etimologičeskij slovarʹ [Russian Etymological Dictionary], Moscow: Manuscripts of Ancient Russia, volume I, pages 353, 355
  • G. S. Asatrjan (Gaṙnik Asatryan) (2013), Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]. In: Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica / Pod red. S. R. Toxtasʹjeva i P. B. Lurʹje, Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, page 103
  1. ^ عشق” in Hans Wehr and J. Milton Cowan (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8, page 614b
  2. ^ “ʿŠQ” in F. Corriente (1997), A Dictionary of Andalusi Arabic, Leiden, New York, Köln: Brill, page 354b
  3. ^ Ulrich Seeger (2015), Wörterbuch Palästinensisch-Deutsch, page 407
  4. ^ “aşık1” in Nişanyan Sözlük


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَاشِق ‎(ʿāšiq).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عاشق ‎('âšeq)

  1. loving
  2. amorous
  3. enamoured

Noun[edit]

عاشق ‎('âšeq) ‎(plural عاشقان ‎('âšeqân) or عشاق ‎('oššaq) or عاشق‌ها ‎('âšeq-hâ))

  1. lover

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