جنگ

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See also: جنګ‎, خنک‎, چنگ‎, خنگ‎, حنك‎, جنک, and جنك

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

جنگ (jang)

  1. war

Etymology 2[edit]

from Proto-Iranian *ǰántī, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ǰʰánti, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰénti (to slay, strike). Cognate with Persian زدن(zadan).

Verb[edit]

جنگ (janag)

  1. to hit

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (yng), 𐫋𐫗𐫗𐫃(jnng /ǰang/, struggle, fight)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جنگ (jang) (plural جنگ‌ها(jang-hâ))

  1. war
    جنگ داخلی‎‎ ― jang-e dâxelicivil war
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: cenk (war)

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “ǰang”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 46

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hindi जंग (jaṅg) or Malay jong.

Noun[edit]

جنگ (jong)

  1. junk (type of ship)
  2. (figuratively) anthology

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian جنگ(jang).

Noun[edit]

جنگ (jaṅgf (Hindi spelling जंग)

  1. war
  2. battle
  3. fight
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit युज् (yuj).

Noun[edit]

جنگ (juṅgf (Hindi spelling जुंग)

  1. emotion
  2. impulse
  3. volume (of books)

Derived terms[edit]