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Subject: Other anagram of "Paradise" and an etymology.
Author: Pavlos   (guest, 212.251.72.135)
Date: October 8, 2001 at 6:55:45 AM
Reply to: Another original name (anagram of "Paradise") by Peradisa
- A despair
- Ape raids
- Rapid sea
- Reap aids
- A sea drip
- Sad, I reap

"Paradise" is derived from the Old Persian "pairidaeza" meaning "an enclosed park/orchard/playground". The word was adopted in Greek by Xenophon ("paradeisos") and kept the original meaning. The religious connotations came centuries later.

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