خليج

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root خ ل ج(ḵ-l-j).

Noun[edit]

خَلِيج (ḵalījm (plural خُلُج(ḵuluj) or خُلْجَان(ḵuljān))

  1. gulf
    (definite) اَلْخَلِيج(al-ḵalīj, The Gulf): Persian Gulf
  2. bay
    Synonym: جون(jōn)
  3. (rare) strait
    Synonym: مَضِيق(maḍīq)
  4. (rare) river
    Synonym: نَهْر(nahr)
  5. (rare) canal
    Synonym: قَنَاة(qanāh)
  6. (rare) bank, shore
    Synonyms: ضِفَّة(ḍiffa), شَطّ(šaṭṭ)
  7. (rare) small ship

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Amharic: ኸሊጅ (xäliǧ, canal)
  • Northern Kurdish: xelîc
  • Persian: خلیج(xalij)

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