گناه

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian گناه ‎(gonâh).

Noun[edit]

گناه ‎(günâh)

  1. sin

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wnʾs ‎(wināh, sin, crime), ultimately from the Proto-Iranian preverb *vi- and the root *nas- ‎(to disappear; to perish), from Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- ‎(to perish, to disappear). Akin to Manichaean Middle Persian wynʾh, the Old Armenian loanword վնաս ‎(vnas), Baluchi [script needed] ‎(gunās), Kurdish [script needed] ‎(benāse) and Sanskrit विनाश ‎(vināśa),

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Noun[edit]

Dari گناه
Iranian Persian گناه
Tajik гуноҳ ‎(gunoh)

گناه ‎(gonâh) ‎(plural گناهان ‎(gonâhân) or گناه‌ها ‎(gonâh-hâ))

  1. sin

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References[edit]

  • “wināh” in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5, page 91
  • վնաս in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan], volume IV, page 347
  • “*nas” in Johnny Cheung (2007), Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 282ff
  • “vinās” in Henrik Samuel Nyberg (1974), A Manual of Pahlavi, Part II: Glossary, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, page 213a