dargah

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Urdu درگاہ(dargāh), from Persian درگاه(dargâh). See also English eidgah.

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Noun[edit]

dargah (plural dargahs)

  1. (Islam, South Asia, India, Pakistan) A shrine associated with the grave of a Muslim saint or similar religious figure.
    • 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 61:
      If not for the fakir's dargah the village might well have melted back into the mud, its inhabitants not being the kind of people to tarry long in one place […].
    • 2016, Sunil Khilnani, Incarnations, Penguin 2017, p. 86:
      But beyond the dargah, and the medieval warren in which it sits, north India's present-day politics can be a good deal less accommodating of religious diversity.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • maqam (used more often in Palestine and Syria)

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian درگاه(dargâh).[1]

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Noun[edit]

dargah (plural dargah-dargah, first-person possessive dargahku, second-person possessive dargahmu, third-person possessive dargahnya)

  1. dargah
    Hypernym: tabut

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Khosh Haikal Azad (2018), “Historical Cultural Linkages between Iran and Southeast Asia: Entered Persian Vocabularies in the Malay Language”, in Journal of Cultural Relation, page 117-144

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