خزان

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See also: حزانand خزاں

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root خ ز ن(ḵ-z-n).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خَزَّان (ḵazzānm (plural خَزَازِين(ḵazāzīn) or خَزَّانَات(ḵazzānāt))

  1. dam
  2. reservoir
  3. tank

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Bactrian. Compare Sogdian [script needed] (γzʾnh /xazān/), also probably a Bactrian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خزان (xazân)

  1. (literary, poetic) autumn
    • 11th century, Manuchehri
      خیزید و خز آرید که هنگام خزان است
      باد خنک از جانب خوارزم وزان است
      xēzēd u xaz ārēd ki hangām-i xazān ast
      bād-i xunuk az jānib-i Xwārazm wazān ast
      Get up and bring fur clothes as autumn is here
      A cold wind is blowing from the Khwarazm yonder
    Synonym: پاییز(pâyiz)

Descendants[edit]

  • Kazakh: қазан (qazan)
  • Uzbek: xazon
  • Urdu: خزاں(xizā̃)

References[edit]

  • Gharib, B. (1995) , “γzʾnh”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 182a
  • Jafari Dehaghi, Mahmud; Emadaldin Sadri, Amir (2012) , “Vâmvâže-hey balxī dar pârsi now [Bactrian Loanwords in New-Persian]”, in Language Studies[1] (in Persian), volume 2, issue 4, Tehran: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, page 7