1) The act or fact of possessing; the state of being possessed.
DÃ¢rešt, verbal noun of dÃ¢štan "to have, possess" (on the model of konešt, from kardan; xoršt, from xordan; bÃ¢lešt, from bÃ¢lidan; rÃ¢mešt, from rÃ¢midan; (Lori) zenešt, from zadan; (NowdÃ¢n, FÃ¢rs) perešt, from paridan); Mid.Pers. dÃ¢r-, dÃ¢štan "to have, hold, preserve;" O.Pers./Av. dar- "to hold, keep back, maintain, keep in mind;" Skt. dhr- "to hold, keep, preserve," dharma- "what is established or firm; law;" Gk. thronos "elevated seat, throne," L. firmus "firm, stable," Lith. daryti "to make," PIE *dher- "to hold, support."