ترازو

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See also: تزارو

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian ترازو‎.

Noun[edit]

ترازو (tarazu or terazi)

  1. balance; scales
  2. Libra
  3. equality; equivalence

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: terazi
  • Macedonian: терезија (terezija)
  • Serbo-Croatian: terazije

References[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Term?] (/tarāzūg/, scales) (compare Parthian [script needed] (talāzūg)), borrowed from Avestan 𐬙𐬀𐬭𐬀.𐬀𐬰𐬎(tara.azu). Compare Sanskrit तुला (tulā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian ترازو
Iranian Persian
Tajik тарозу (tarozu)

ترازو (tarâzu)

  1. balance, scales
    • c. 1260, Rumi, “4:634”, in The Masnavi:
      اندر آن کفه‌ی ترازو ز اعتداد، او به جای سنگ آن گل را نهاد.‎‎
      andar ân kaffe-ye tarâzu z-e'tedâd, u be jâ-ye sang ân gel-râ nehâd.
      He placed the clay, because of its being ready [to his hand], in one scale of the balance instead of the [proper] weight.
      (adapted from the Reynold A. Nicholson translation)
    Synonym: (dated) میزان(mizân)
  2. (figuratively) equilibrium, balance

Descendants[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian ترازو‎.

Noun[edit]

ترازو (tarāzūm (Hindi spelling तराज़ू)

  1. balance
  2. scales

Synonyms[edit]