شهر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ش ه ر (š-h-r)

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Verb[edit]

شَهَرَ (šahara) I, non-past يَشْهَرُ‎ (yašharu)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to draw (a weapon), to unsheathe

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Verb[edit]

شَهَّرَ (šahhara) II, non-past يُشَهِّرُ‎ (yušahhiru)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to defame, to slander, to revile, to pillory, to condemn, to denounce

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Noun[edit]

شَهْر (šahrm (plural أَشْهُر (ʾašhur) or شُهُور (šuhūr))

  1. verbal noun of شَهَرَ (šahara) (form I)
  2. month (unit of time)
  3. new moon (beginning of the lunar month)
    شَهْر العَسَل (šahr al-ʿasal, honeymoon)

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شهر (šahr).

Noun[edit]

شهر (şehir)

  1. city
  2. town
  3. borough

Persian[edit]

Dari شهر
Iranian Persian شهر
Tajik шаҳр (šahr)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩 (šahr), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaça-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃæhɾ], [ʃæːhɾ], [ʃæːɾ]

Noun[edit]

شهر (šahr) (plural شهرها (šahr-hâ))

  1. city, town
  2. (obsolete) country

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