وانستن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wʾnyst, wʾn- (wānist, wān-, to conquer), from Proto-Iranian *wan- (to triumph, win), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wan-, from Proto-Indo-European *wen-. Cognate with Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬥- (van-, to win, triumph, to overcome), Sanskrit वन् (van), English win.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vɒːnesˈt̪ʰæn]

Verb[edit]

وانستن (vânestan) (present stem وان (vân))

  1. to conquer, to overcome

References[edit]

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “wʾn-”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols