دشمن

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Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic дүшмән
Roman düşmən
Perso-Arabic دوشمن, دشمن

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (dušman).

Noun[edit]

دشمن (düşmən) (definite accusative دشمنی (düşməni), plural دشمنلر (düşmənlər))

  1. enemy

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Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

دشمن (dušman)

  1. enemy

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (došman).

Noun[edit]

دشمن (düşmen)

  1. enemy, foe

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian dwšmn', dwšmyn' (dušmen, enemy), Manichaean Middle Persian dwšmyn (dušmen, enemy), an old compound from at least Indo-Iranian period originally meaning "evil-minded", the component parts go back to Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad) and *ménos (mind); see there for more.

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Noun[edit]

Dari دشمن
Iranian Persian دشمن
Tajik душман (dušman)

دشمن (došman) (plural دشمنان (došmanân))

  1. enemy

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (došman).

Noun[edit]

دشمن (duśmanm (Hindi spelling दुश्मन)

  1. enemy, foe

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