دزد

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian dwz (thief), derived from Proto-Indo-Iranian *duš- (bad, wrong), from Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad, wrong). From the same root also old compound دشمن (došman, enemy). Cognate with Sanskrit दुर् (dus-, bad), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬱 (duš-, bad) and Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-, bad).

Noun[edit]

دزد (dozd)

  1. thief

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • %D8%AF%D8%B2%D8%AF+duzd in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • دزد in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim