Chahar Shanbe Suri (Iranian Celebrations)

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Chahar Shanbe Suri (Iranian Celebrations)

Postby IPC » Fri Mar 31, 2006 11:44 am

Chahar Shanbe Suri
(Iranian Celebrations)


Chahar Shanbe Suri: Celebration of Fire (March 19)

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Original Form and the Correct Meaning:
Chahar Shanbe Suri = Wednesday Celebration
derived from:
Sur = Celebration, Party (Persian)

Later Variation and the Wrong Meaning:
Chahar Shanbe Suri = Red Wednesday
derived from:
Sor = Red (Kurdish)

It is:
Sur, not Sor
It is:
Chahar Shanbe Suri, not Chahar Shanbe Sori
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