Language: Etymology of Persian word for alone


Having abismally failed in all attempts to find out the poet for the expression below I started wondering  about the Persian word Tanha. Since in Persian similar to other Indo-European languages new words are formed by adding words together or by addiing a suffixe or a prefix to an existing word, then it would be logical to assume the word was formed of “Tan” meaning body  together with “Ha” the plural suffix meaning people, then how did it become the word for lonely?  I am yet to find out the poet. Help!

دلا خو کن به تنهائی که از تنها (تن ها) بلا خیزد

سعادت آن کسی دارد که از تنها بپرهیزد



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