تنورة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian تنوره(tanūra, cuirass, corselet; a part of dress worn by dervishes from their middle), compare also Aramaic תַּנּוּרַא‎ / ܬܲܢܘܼܪܵܐ(tannūrā, cuirass, corselet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tan.nuː.ra/
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Noun[edit]

تَنُّورَة (tannūraf (plural تَنَانِير(tanānīr))

  1. skirt, kilt, loincloth
    • 1355, Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Charles Defrémery & Beniamino Sanguinetti, editor, تحفة النظار في غرائب الأمصار وعجائب الأسفار [tuḥfat an-nuẓẓār fī ḡarāʾib al-ʾamṣār wa ʿajāʾib al-ʾasfār][1], volume IV, Paris: L'imprimerie impériale/nationale, published 1858, line 7, page 23:
      حكاية هذا الشيخ وكان من أولياء اللّه تعالى قائمًا على قَدَم التجرُّد يلبس تنّورة وهو ثوب يستر من سرّته إلى أسفل
      The story of that man is that he was one of the holier-than-thou and rose onto his foot in a state of undress, vested with but a loincloth, it being a weed covering what is from his navel to the ground.
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) , “تنورة”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 1, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 153a
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) , “تنوره”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul, page 331
  • Vullers, Johann August (1855) , “تنورة”, in Lexicon Persico-Latinum etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum (in Latin), volume I, Bonn: Adolf Marcus, page 472a–473a
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “تنورة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 118b
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “تنورة”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 145b