شل

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

شل (šël)

  1. twenty

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

شل (šol)

  1. soft, limp
  2. loose, lax

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Mazanderani اشکل (eškel, thigh, thighbone), from Proto-Indo-European *skelo-.

Noun[edit]

شل (šal)

  1. thigh of a man
  2. thin, colored leather
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

شل (šel)

  1. spear, javelin
  2. trident, harpoon

Etymology 4[edit]

Akin to Arabic شل (šall), an Iranian borrowing.

Adjective[edit]

شل (šal)

  1. lame

References[edit]

  • شل in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul