شاخ

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Central Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

شاخ (transliteration needed)

  1. mountain (large mass of earth and rock)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at mountain. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see شاخ in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2008


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱak- (branch). Cognate with Sanskrit शाखा (śā́khā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari شاخ
Iranian Persian شاخ
Tajik шох (šox)

شاخ (šâx)

  1. horn, antler
  2. a branch, bough, shoot, sucker, twig
  3. the arm, from the tip of the finger to the shoulder
  4. the leg, from the groin to the foot
  5. a small cut from a main stream
  6. the spur of a cock
  7. a rib
  8. a bit, piece
  9. a gusset, gore
  10. the forehead
  11. the main beam in the roof of a house
  12. a cup of wine (from a custom prevailing in Jurjistān, to drink wine out of horns), a goblet, a drinking-horn
  13. wine mixed with rose-water
  14. a horn wherein they keep civet, a scent-box
  15. civet
  16. the civet-cat
  17. spices, perfumes

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

Steingass, Francis Joseph. A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, including the Arabic words and phrases to be met with in Persian literature. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1892.