تصویر

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Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic تَصْوِير (taṣwīr).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? taswīr
Dari reading? taswīr
Iranian reading? tasvir
Tajik reading? tasvir

Noun

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Dari تصویر
Iranian Persian
Tajik тасвир

تَصْویر (tasvir) (plural تَصَاویر (tasâvir) or تَصْویرْهَا (tasvir-hâ))

  1. image, depiction, portrayal (representation of reality)
    تصویری از حقیقتtasviri az haqiqata portrayal of the truth
    1. photograph, picture
      Synonym: عکس ('aks)
    2. painting, portrait

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Punjabi

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Urdu تَصْوِیر (tasvīr), from Classical Persian تصویر (taswīr), from Arabic تَصْوِير (taṣwīr).

Noun

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تصویر (tasvīrf (Gurmukhi spelling ਤਸਵੀਰ)

  1. picture
  2. image

Urdu

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Etymology

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First attested in c. 1500 as Middle Hindi تَصْوِیر (tasvīr), borrowed from Classical Persian تَصْوِیر (taswīr), from Arabic تَصْوِير (taṣwīr).

Pronunciation

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  • (Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /t̪əs.ʋiːɾ/, [t̪əs.wiːɾ]
  • Audio (Pakistan):(file)
  • Rhymes: -iːɾ
  • Hyphenation: تَصْ‧وِیر

Noun

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تَصْوِیر (tasvīrf (formal plural تَصَاوِیر (tasāvīr), Hindi spelling तस्वीर)

  1. image, picture, photograph
  2. depiction, portrayal, drawing
  3. (figuratively) a representation, figure
  4. (figuratively) condition, state
  5. (broadcasting) video (as opposed to sound)
    Antonym: آواز (āvāz)

Declension

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Declension of تصویر
singular plural
direct تَصْوِیر (taṣvīr) تَصْوِیریں (taṣvīrẽ)
oblique تَصْوِیر (taṣvīr) تَصْوِیروں (taṣvīrõ)
vocative تَصْوِیر (taṣvīr) تَصْوِیرو (taṣvīro)

Descendants

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Further reading

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  • تصویر”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • تصویر”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971) “تصویر”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John Thompson (1884) “تصویر”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., →ISBN, →OCLC
  • S. W. Fallon (1879) “تصویر”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • John Shakespear (1834) “تصویر”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani, 3rd edition, London: J.L. Cox and Son, →OCLC