تازی

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See also: باری‎, بازی‎, بارى, and باري

Persian[edit]

Dari Persian تازی
Iranian Persian تازی
Tajiki Persian тозӣ (tozī)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian tʾcyk' (Tāzīg, Arab), from Arabic طَيِّء (ṭayyiʾ, name of an Arab clan). Compare Classical Syriac ܛܝܝܐ (Ṭayyāyāʾ, Arab).

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Noun[edit]

تازی (Tâzi) (plural تازیان (Tâziân) or تازی‌ها (Tâzi-hâ))

  1. (derogatory, ethnic slur) Arab
  2. (archaic) Arabian horse

Adjective[edit]

تازی (Tâzi)

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  1. Arab
    • 1957, Zarrinkub, Do Qarn Sokut. p. 125.
      نهضت خون‌آلود و گرم و سوزان او که بیش از هفتاد روز طول نکشید برای کسانیکه پس از او برضد ستمکاران تازی قیام کردند سرمشق زنده‌یی بود.‎
      Nahzat-e xun-âlud o garm o suzân-e u ke biš az haftâd ruz tul nakešid barâye kasânike pas az u bar-zedde setamkârân-e Tâzi qiyâm kardand sar-e-mašq-e zene-yi bud.
      His [Sinbad the Magus] bloody, heart-rending movement, which didn't last more than seventy days, was a good role model for those who rose up against the Arab oppressors after him.
  2. Arabic
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The term may be offensive to Arabs.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian tʾcyk' (tāzīg, sweaft, fast).

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Noun[edit]

تازی (tâzi) (plural تازیان (tâziân) or تازی‌ها (tâzi-hâ))

  1. a dog breed

Etymology 3[edit]

Compound of تاز (tâz) + ـی (-i).

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Noun[edit]

تازی (tâzi) (plural تازیان (tâziân) or تازی‌ها (tâzi-hâ))

  1. invader

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