عاشق

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Arabic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عاشق (ʿāšiq)

  1. in love with, enamored of, infatuated with

Noun[edit]

عاشق (ʿāšiq?

  1. admirer, lover, adorer

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. Alternatively, 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


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عاشق (ʿāšiq).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عاشق ('âšeq)

  1. loving
  2. amorous
  3. enamoured

Noun[edit]

عاشق ('âšeq) (plural عاشقان ('âšeqân))

  1. lover

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