бурҷ

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See also: бүрҹ and бурч

Tajik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(būrgā), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high), with cognates including Persian برز(borz), Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhát, lofty, high, tall), Old Armenian բարձր (barjr, high) and Old English burg.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari Persian برج
Iranian Persian
Tajik бурҷ (burj)

Noun[edit]

бурҷ (burj) (plural бурҷҳо or буруҷ)

  1. fortress
  2. tower

Synonyms[edit]