خندق

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing: compare Persian کندک(kandak), کنده(kanda), Old Armenian քանդակ (kʿandak) (also from Iranian).

Verb[edit]

خَنْدَقَ (ḵandaqa) Iq, non-past يُخَنْدِقُ‎‎ (yuḵandiqu)

  1. to dig a moat, to make a moat

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Noun[edit]

خَنْدَق (ḵandaqm (plural خَنَادِق(ḵanādiq))

  1. moat

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَنْدَق(ḵandaq), from Middle Persian *handag (whence Persian هندک(handak, moat)).

Noun[edit]

خندق (xandaq) (plural خندق‌ها(xandaq-hâ))

  1. moat

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