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"Bustani ya mboga"

Translation:Vegetable garden

February 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aria487

One Farsi word for garden is بوستان /bustän/ , which is, according to Moin dictionary, of Pahlavi origin. It was never adopted into Arabic.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristianofPeace

Pahlavi? Who speaks/spoke that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aria487

We Iranians tend to refer to Middle Persian as Pahlavi. It's a direct ancestor of Farsi, Tajiki and Dari. Dari is the closest to Pahlavi.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristianofPeace

That's cool. I never knew about that. I knew of Tajiki and Dari but never Pahlavi.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mmsomi

"A garden of vegetables" would be an appropriate translation too.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SakhileDee

"Vegetables garden" is incorrect? :o


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joanne325766

Yes, vegetables is maboga, mboga is vegetable

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