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imagine
  پنداشتن   
pendâštan (#)

Fr.: imaginer   

1) To form a mental image of (something not actually present to the senses).
2) To think, believe, or fancy.
3) To assume; suppose.
4) To conjecture; guess (Dictionary.com).

M.E. imaginen, from M.Fr. imaginer "sculpt, carve, paint; decorate," from L. imaginari "to form a mental picture, picture to oneself, imagine," from imago "an image, a likeness," from stem of imitari "to copy, imitate" (from PIE root *aim- "to copy").

Pendâštan "to imagine, consider, think," from Mid.Pers. pad êd dâštan "to consider," from pad "to, at, in, on" + êd "this" + dâštan "to have, hold, keep" (Mod.Pers. dâštan); O.Pers./Av. root dar- "to hold, keep back, maintain, keep in mind;" Skt. dhar- "to hold, keep, preserve," dharma- "law;" Gk. thronos "elevated seat, throne;" L. firmus "firm, stable;" Lith. daryti "to make;" PIE base *dher- "to hold, support."