باژ

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian bʾc ‎(bāǰ), from Proto-Iranian *bāǰi- ‎(tribute, tax), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- ‎(to distribute, allot); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

باژ ‎(bâž)

  1. tribute, toll, duty, revenue, tax, impost
  2. any grievous imposition which distresses the poor or the conquered
  3. silence observed by the Pârsis whilst eating or performing their ablutions
  4. a fathom
  5. the shoulder
  6. the distance between each hand when the arms are horizontally extended in an opposite directio
  7. the arm, or the upper part of it
  8. a finger joint
  9. name of a town in the dependencies of Tus, and birthplace of Ferdousi

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