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آباد

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Persian

Etymology

Per Lubotsky, from Common Iranian *āpāta-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to protect), whence also Persian پاییدن (pāyīdan).

Commonly compared to Sanskrit आवास (ā-vāsa), abode, residence, dwelling), which is most likely from Sanskrit root √vas (to dwell, live, stop, stay).

Adjective

آباد (ābād)

  1. inhabitable
  2. inhabited
  3. populous
  4. cultivated
  5. good, elegant, fair, beautiful, convenient

Noun

آباد (ābād)

  1. a city, building, habitation
  2. an open plain
  3. he Kaʻba or square temple at Mecca
  4. salutation, congratulation
  5. praise, eulogium, well done! bravo!
  6. name of the first prophet sent to Persia;

Suffix

آباد (-ābād)

  1. A suffix denoting a populated or inhabited area.

Derived terms

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Urdu

Etymology

From Persian آباد.

Adjective

آباد (ābād)

  1. inhabitable
  2. inhabited
  3. populous
  4. cultivated

Suffix

آباد (-ābād)

  1. A suffix denoting a populated or inhabited area.

Derived terms

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