زره

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian zlyh (zrēy, zrēh). Compare Avestan 𐬰𐬭𐬁𐬜𐬀 (zrāδa-). Also from Iranian: Old Armenian զրահ (zrah), Old Georgian ზარადი (zaradi), Classical Syriac ܙܪܕܐ (zardā), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic זַרְדָּא (zardā), Arabic زَرَد (zarad).

Noun[edit]

زره (zereh) (plural زره‌ها (zereh-hâ))

  1. armour
  2. coat of mail

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References[edit]

  • زره in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • զրահ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • "zrēh" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5