غیرت

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Noun[edit]

غیرت (ğayret)

  1. labour
  2. effort
  3. struggle

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic غيرة (ḡayra, jealousy)

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Noun[edit]

غیرت (ğeyrat)

  1. the tendency to control the female members of the family—and sometimes the clan, tribe, or motherland—and to protect them from unwanted sexual attention
  2. the desire to rise against oppression, or to defend the powerless
  3. being conjured to action for the sake of wounded pride or indignity
  4. zeal, enthusiasm, ardor, fervency

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Urdu[edit]

Noun[edit]

غیرت (ğayrat?Hindi spelling ग़ैरत

  1. the tendency to control the female members of the family—and sometimes the clan, tribe, or motherland—and to protect them from unwanted sexual attention
  2. the desire to rise against oppression, or to defend the powerless
  3. being conjured to action for the sake of wounded pride or indignity
  4. zeal, enthusiasm, ardor, fervency

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