شمشیر

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian šmšyl (šamšēr) / špšyl (šafšēr, sword). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian šfšyr (šafšēr, sword) and Manichaean Parthian sfsyr (safsēr, sword). Akin to Old Armenian սուսեր (suser, sword), Classical Syriac ܣܦܣܝܪܐ (sap̄sērāʾ, sword), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic ספסרא, ספסירא (sap̄sērāʾ, sword), Ancient Greek σαμψήρα (sampsḗra, foreign sword), and possibly Italian scimitarra (scimitar).

Related to شفشه (šafše) / شوشه (šuše, ingot).

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Noun[edit]

Dari شمشیر
Iranian Persian شمشیر
Tajik шамшер (šamšer)

شمشیر (šamšir) (plural شمشیرها)

  1. sword, scimitar, shamshir

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian شمشیر (šamšir).

Noun[edit]

شمشیر (śamśer, śamśīrfHindi spelling शमशेर or शमशीर

  1. sword, scimitar, shamshir