برج

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See also: ترخ‎, ترح, and ترج

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Middle Persian [script needed] (burg), or from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos).

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بُرْج (burjm (dual بُرْجَان(burjān), plural بُرُوج(burūj) or أَبْرَاج(ʾabrāj))

  1. castle
  2. citadel
  3. tower
    بُرْج خَلِيفَة(burj ḵalīfa, Khalifa Tower) (dialect: borǰ khalīfa), initially named بُرْج دُبَيّ(burj dubayy, Dubai Tower).
  4. constellation
  5. spire
  6. asterism
  7. zodiac
  8. sign of the zodiac
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

بَرِجَ (barija) I, non-past يَبْرَجُ‎‎ (yabraju)

  1. to be or become apparent, manifest or conspicuous, and high or elevated
  2. to have large, beautiful eyes where the white entirely surrounds the black
  3. (of one's condition) to become ample in respect of eating and drinking
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

بَرَج (barajm

  1. verbal noun of بَرِجَ (barija) (form I)
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Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

برج (bürc)

  1. Alternative spelling of بۆرج

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), 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.

Noun[edit]

برج (birc?

  1. tower
  2. constellation
  3. zodiac

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

Noun[edit]

برج (burc)

  1. tower
  2. constellation
  3. zodiac
  4. sign of the zodiac

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Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), 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.

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Noun[edit]

برج (brajm (plural برجونه(brajuna))

  1. tower

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabicized form of Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), possibly from Middle Persian [script needed] (burg), or 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.

Noun[edit]

برج (borj) (plural برج‌ها(borj-hâ) or بروج‎)

Dari Persian برج
Iranian Persian
Tajik бурҷ (burj)
  1. steeple
  2. tower
  3. pylon
  4. column
  5. peel, keep
  6. fort, castle
  7. pinnacle
  8. dovecote
  9. star
  10. constellation
  11. zodiac
  12. sign of the zodiac

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Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

Noun[edit]

بُرج (burjm (Gurmukhi spelling ਬੁਰਜ)

  1. bastion
  2. tower
  3. turret
  4. constellation
  5. sign of the zodiac

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

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برج (burjm (Hindi spelling बुर्ज)

  1. bastion
  2. tower
  3. turret
  4. constellation
  5. sign of the zodiac