باژ

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian bāž [script needed], from Old Persian 𐎲𐎠𐎪𐎶 (bāji, tribute, toll), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to distribute, allot). Related to Old Armenian բաժ (baž) and Georgian ბაჟი (baži).

Noun[edit]

باژ (bâž)

  1. tribute, toll, duty, revenue, tax, impost
  2. any grievous imposition which distresses the poor or the conquered
  3. silence observed by the Pârsis whilst eating or performing their ablutions
  4. a fathom
  5. the shoulder
  6. the distance between each hand when the arms are horizontally extended in an opposite directio
  7. the arm, or the upper part of it
  8. a finger joint
  9. name of a town in the dependencies of Tus, and birthplace of Ferdousi

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References[edit]

  • باژ in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul