پرست

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian plst-(parist-), plstytn'(paristīdan, to serve; to minister in a ritual; to worship), from Old Iranian *pari-štā-(literally standing around).

Verb[edit]

پرست (parast)

  1. present stem of پرستیدن

Suffix[edit]

پرست (-parast)

  1. A non-joining suffix roughly equivalent to -ist, frequently denoting a worshiper or follower of, but often with unpredictable meanings

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “paristīdan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press

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