تاج

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Arabic[edit]

Root
ت و ج (t-w-j)

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian [script needed] (tāg), attested in 𐫟𐫀𐫡𐫤𐫀𐫃 (xʾrtʾg /⁠xārtāg⁠/, crown of thorns), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover). Related to Arabic تَخْت (taḵt, bed, couch...), also an Iranian borrowing; and to Aramaic תָּגָא (tāḡā).

Attested as 𐢞𐢄 (tj, crown) (Nabatean script) in the 4th-century Namara inscription.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تَاج (tājm (plural تِيجَان (tījān))

  1. crown
    الصِّحَّةُ تَاجٌ عَلَى رُؤُوسِ الْأَصِحَّاءِ لَا يَرَاهُ إِلَّا الْمَرْضَى.
    aṣ-ṣiḥḥatu tājun ʕalā ruʔūsi l-ʔaṣiḥḥāʔi lā yarāhu ʔillā l-marḍā.
    Health is a crown on the heads of the healthy, that only the ill can see.

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Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian تاج (tâj).

Noun[edit]

تاج (táj)

  1. crown

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic تَاج (tāj).

Noun[edit]

تاج (tac, taç)

  1. crown, diadem
  2. regal power, the position of someone who bears a crown
  3. (figurative) reign
  4. a headdress worn by various orders of dervishes, a mitre
  5. corolla of a flower
  6. chapiteau of an alembic
  7. the تاج التواریخ (tac üt-tevarih, Crown of Histories) by Sadeddin, a model for the ornatest style of literature

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic تَاج (tāj), from Parthian [Manichaean needed] (tʾg /⁠tāg⁠/, crown), attested in 𐫟𐫀𐫡𐫤𐫀𐫃 (xʾrtʾg /⁠xārtāg⁠/, crown of thorns), from Old Iranian *tāga-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover).

Related to Persian تخت (taxt, bed, throne), and akin to Old Armenian թագ (tʿag), Arabic تاج (tāj), and Aramaic תָּגָא (tāḡā), Iranian borrowings.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Readings
Classical reading? tāj
Dari reading? tāj
Iranian reading? tâj
Tajik reading? toj

Noun[edit]

Dari تاج
Iranian Persian
Tajik тоҷ

تاج (tâj) (plural تاج‌ها (tâj-hâ))

  1. crown
  2. tuft

Descendants[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian تاج (tāj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تاج (tājm (Hindi spelling ताज)

  1. crown