دژ

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

دژ (daž)

  1. wicked
  2. bad

Noun[edit]

دژ (daž)

  1. anger
  2. wickedness

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Middle Persian KLYTA / dc (diz, fortress), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰoyǵʰhos (wall). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian dyz (diz), Kurdish diz, Bactrian λιζο (lizo), Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daēza-, wall), Old Persian 𐎮𐎡𐎭𐎠 (didā-, fortress).

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Dari دژ
Iranian Persian دژ
Tajik диж (diž)

دژ (dež) (plural دژها (dež-hâ))

  1. fort, fortress
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