قارن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق ر ن (q-r-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَارَنَ (qārana) III, non-past يُقَارِنُ‎ (yuqārinu)

  1. (transitive) to become associated with [+accusative = what]
  2. (transitive) to appear together with [+accusative = what]
  3. (ditransitive) to juxtapose, compare [+accusative = what] [+ بِ (object) = wherewith]

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References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “قارن”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 435
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “قارن”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 1020–1021

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Parthian 𐭊𐭓𐭍𐭉 (krny /Kārēn/), whence also Old Armenian Կարէն (Karēn).

Proper noun[edit]

قارن (Qâran)

  1. (Iranian mythology) Qaran, an Iranian paladin, a charachter in Shahnameh
  2. Karen, a Parthian feudal family

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Further reading[edit]

  • Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes [Glossary of Pahlavi and Parthians Inscriptions] (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, page 55a
  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1944), “Կարէն”, in Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names] (Erewani petakan hamalsaran. Gitakan ašxatutʿyunner; 24) (in Armenian), volume II, Yerevan: University Press, pages 613–614