قنطار

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Byzantine Greek κεντηνάριον (kentēnárion), from Latin centēnārium (hundredweight).

Noun[edit]

قنطار (qinṭār? (plural قناطير)

  1. kantar (unit of weight)
  2. hundredweight, quintal

Descendants[edit]


Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic قنطار (qinṭār), from Byzantine Greek κεντηνάριον (kentēnárion), from Latin centēnārium (hundredweight).

Noun[edit]

قنطار (kantar)

  1. kantar
  2. steelyard
  3. hundredweight, quintal

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic قنطار (qinṭār), from Byzantine Greek κεντηνάριον (kentēnárion), from Latin centēnārium (hundredweight).

Noun[edit]

قنطار (qentâr) (plural قناطیر)

  1. kantar
  2. hundredweight, quintal