فروختن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian plwhtn' (frōxtan, to sell), seems to be a compound. If so, the elements are most likely from "fra" and "vaxš".

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Dari Persian فروختن
Iranian Persian
Tajik фурӯхтан (furüxtan)

فُروخْتَن (foruxtan) (present stem فُروش(foruš))

  1. to sell
    کتاب درباره تاریخ ایران مى‌فروشيد؟‎‎
    Ketâb dar-bâre-ye târix-e Irân mi-forušid?
    Do you sell books about the history of Iran?
    • 14th century, Saadi Shirazi, “Mazra'-ē sabz-e falak”, in Ghazaliyat:
      آسمان گو مفروش این عظمت کاندر عشق،‎ خرمن مه به جوی خوشه پروین به دو جو.‎
      âsmân gu: ma-foruš in 'azamat k-andar 'ešq, xerman-e mah be jov-i xuše-ye parvin be do jow.
      Tell the sky: do not sell this magnificence, since in Love, the Moon's harvest sells for a barley grain, and the Pleiades' ear of corn for two grains.

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