Saturday, December 24, 2005

Word "Paradise" --Origin.

origin of the word paradise


It is interesting to note that the word paradise made it into english dictionary in the following manner.

1.The word first made it to europe in 9th century B.C.
2.Greek was the language that recieved the word.
3.Those days persia(present day Iran) was ruled by Greeks.
4.The word paradise is from old persian .
5.The word originally in persian consists of two parts.
pairi+daeza
pairi means enclosure in old persian.
daeza means wall.
Greeks took this word into their dictionary.soon it became a part of latin dictionary during Roman period.from there it made it to english dictionary and was transformed to paradise.

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