الماس

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian الماس‎.

Noun[edit]

الماس (elmas)

  1. diamond
  2. jewel

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: elmas, almas
  • Bulgarian: елмаз (elmaz)

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ʾlmʾs (almās); see there for further information.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian الماس
Iranian Persian
Tajik алмос (almos)

الماس (almâs) (plural الماس‌ها(almâs-hâ))

  1. diamond
    • 1330, Hamdullāh-i Mustawfī, Tārīx-i Guzīda
      الماس ... در دره‌های کوه سراندیب میباشد و از بیم افاعی درو نمیتوان رفت و بحیله و سعی طیور بیرون می‌آورند و بدین سبب پاره‌های بزرگ نمیتوان یافت.
      almās ... dar darra-hā-yi kōh-i Sarāndīb mē-bāšad wa az bīm-i afā'ī dar-ō namē-tawān raft wa ba-hīla u sa'y-i tuyūr bērūn mē-āwarand wa badīn sabab pāra-hā-yi buzurg namē-tawān yāft.
      Diamond ... is found in the valleys of mountain [groups] of Serendib, and it's not possible to go there because of the snakes, and they extract it using birds, so large pieces can not be obtained.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N., “almās(t)”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971, page 7

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian الماس(almâs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

الماس (almāsm (Hindi spelling अलमास)

  1. diamond
  2. adamant

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Related terms[edit]