khanjar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خنجر (xanjar), from Iranian, compare Parthian xnjyr (xenjer) / hynjyr (henjer, dagger).

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Noun[edit]

khanjar (plural khanjars)

  1. A kind of dagger used in certain Arabian countries.
    • 2003, Carl S Raswan, Black Tents of Arabia, Xlibris 2003, p. 6:
      The small khanjar is a curved dagger, and it was with this very one Nuri had killed in single combat a minor chieftain of the Muntefiq.

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Noun[edit]

khanjar m or f (in variation) (plural khanjares)

  1. Alternative form of canjar.