گذشتن

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (wtštn' /widaštan/), [script needed] (wtltn' /widardan/, pass, cross, die).[1]

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Dari Persian گذشتن
Iranian Persian
Tajik гузаштан (guzaštan)

گُذَشتَن (gozaštan) (present stem گُذَر(gozar))

  1. to pass, to pass away (especially of time)
    • c. 1100, Omar Khayyam, 'Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam':
      از دی که گذشت هیچ از آن یاد مکن، فردا که نیامده است فریاد مکن.‎‎
      az di ke gozašt hič az ân yâd ma-kon, fardâ ke nay-âmade ast faryâd ma-kon.
      The yesterday that's gone, you must forget what it was; for the tomorrow not come, don't flitter and fuss.
      (Translation by Ahmad Saidi.).
  2. to pass away, to die
  3. to cross over

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  1. ^ MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) , “widardan”/“widaštan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 90