برزخ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian برزخ (barzax).

Noun[edit]

بَرْزَخٌ (barzax?, plural بَرَازِخٌ‎ (barāzix)

  1. separation, partition
    • Qur'an 55:20
      بَيْنَهُمَا بَرْزَخٌۭ لَّا يَبْغِيَانِ
      baynahumā barzaxun lā yabġiyāni
      Between them is a barrier [so] neither of them transgresses.
  2. (Islam) barzakh
  3. (geography) isthmus

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *barzaxw, from Old Iranian *barzaxva-, from *barz-ahw-a-, literally means "high world".

Noun[edit]

برزخ (barzax)

  1. (Islam) barzakh
  2. limbo
  3. purgatory