Dehkhoda Dictionary

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The Dehkhoda Dictionary is the largest comprehensive Persian dictionary ever published, comprising 16 volumes (more than 27,000 pages).wikipedia
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Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda

Ali Akbar DehkhodaDehkhodaAli-Akbar Dehkhodā
The complete work is an ongoing effort that has taken over forty-five years of effort by Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda and a cadre of other experts.
He was also the author of Dehkhoda dictionary, the most extensive dictionary of the Persian language published to date.

Dictionary

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The Dehkhoda Dictionary is the largest comprehensive Persian dictionary ever published, comprising 16 volumes (more than 27,000 pages).

Mohammad Moin

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Dehkhoda was also helped by prominent linguists Mohammad Moin, Jafar Shahidi, and Dabirsiyaghi.
He is best known for his famous Mo'in Dictionary as well as his contributions to The Dehkhoda Dictionary, a work he did in collaboration with Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda himself.

Persian literature

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The biggest Persian dictionary is Dehkhoda Dictionary (16 volumes) by

Mohammad-Amin Riahi

Apart from being one of the authors of Dehkhoda Dictionary and Encyclopædia Iranica, he was the author and editor of several well-known scholarly books.

Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute

Dehkhoda InstituteInternational Center for Persian Studies
It is published by the Tehran University Press (UTP) under the supervision of the Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute.
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Persian language

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The Dehkhoda Dictionary is the largest comprehensive Persian dictionary ever published, comprising 16 volumes (more than 27,000 pages). Although Dehkhoda covers a big part of literary terms and words in Persian, the first edition of it lacks most scientific and technology terms coined by the Academy of Persian Language and Literature during the past decades.

Academy of Persian Language and Literature

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Although Dehkhoda covers a big part of literary terms and words in Persian, the first edition of it lacks most scientific and technology terms coined by the Academy of Persian Language and Literature during the past decades.

Persian vocabulary

Arabic loanwords
Dehkhoda states in the preface of the first edition of the dictionary that "Not only does this book miss 2/3 of today’s entire Persian vocabulary, at least half of the words I knew were forgotten and not recorded in this book."

University of Tehran

Tehran Universitythe University of TehranUniversity of Teheran
The newer editions have been published by the University of Tehran.

University of Tehran Press

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It is published by the Tehran University Press (UTP) under the supervision of the Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute.

Jafar Shahidi

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Dehkhoda was also helped by prominent linguists Mohammad Moin, Jafar Shahidi, and Dabirsiyaghi.

Islamic Consultative Assembly

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The work became so significant that in 1945, a bill was proposed in the Majles, signed by numerous members of the Persian Parliament, including Mohammed Mossadegh, to allocate a special budget and staff to completing the project.

Mohammad Mosaddegh

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The work became so significant that in 1945, a bill was proposed in the Majles, signed by numerous members of the Persian Parliament, including Mohammed Mossadegh, to allocate a special budget and staff to completing the project.

Suicide in Iran

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The word "suicide" in Persian dictionaries like Moeen, Dehkhoda, and Amid, has been defined as "killing self by any means".

Ahvaz

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The Dehkhoda Dictionary specifically defines the "Suq-al-Ahvaz" as "Market of the Khuzis", where "Suq" is the Elamite word for market, and "Ahvaz" is a broken plural of the form "af'āl" of the word "Huz", which itself comes from the Persian Huz, from Achaemenid inscriptions where the term first appears.

Tay al-Arz

Tay al-Ard
The dictionary of Dehkhoda defines Tay al-Ard as:

Tandoor

tandooritandirtonir
According to the Dehkhoda Persian Dictionary, the Persian word ultimately came from the Akkadian word tinūru, which consists of the parts tin "mud" and nuro/nura "fire" and is mentioned as early as in the Akkadian Epic of Gilgamesh, c.f. also Avestan tanûra and Middle Persian tanûr.

Mahmuei

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The word Mahmuei is a derivation of the word Mahmah which according to Dehkhoda Dictionary means a flat plain.

Iranian studies

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The Loghat-nameh of Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda is the largest comprehensive Persian dictionary ever published, in 15 volumes (26, 000 pages).

Ferdows Garden

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According to the Oxford English Dictionary, as well as the Dehkhoda Dictionary, this word entered Hebrew as pardēs, following the arrival of the Jews in Babylon in the 5th century BC.

Port sausage

The Dehkhoda Dictionary of the Persian language defines port sausage as very hot and spicy sausage dish which is common in Khuzestan Province.