دوزخ

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭣𐭥𐭱𐭧𐭥𐭩(dušox, hell), from Old Iranian, *daužaxva, from *duš-ahw-a-, from Proto-Iranian *dušHahua (hell), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *duš-Has-u-a-, from Proto-Indo-European *dus-h₁és-u-o-, from *dus- and *h₁es-.

Cognates include Manichaean Middle Persian [script needed] (dwšx), [script needed] (dwšwx /dušox/), Middle Persian 𐬛𐬋𐬲𐬀𐬑(dōžax), 𐬛𐬋𐬰𐬀𐬑(dōzax), 𐬛𐬋𐬘𐬀𐬑(dōjax), Manichaean Parthian [script needed] (dwjx /dōžax/), Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬊𐬲𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀(daožauua), 𐬛𐬎𐬲𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬎(dužaŋhu), Pashto دوغښ(doǧaẍ), Northern Kurdish doje(h) (dōža(h)), dûje(h) (dūža(h)), Baluchi دوجک(dōǰak), دوژه(dōžē).

Compare Old Armenian դժոխ (džox, hell) and Georgian ჯოჯოხეთი (ǯoǯoxeti), Iranian borrowings.

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Dari Persian دوزخ
Iranian Persian
Tajik дӯзах (düzax)

دوزخ (dôzax)

  1. hell
    Synonym: جهنم(jahannam)
    Antonym: بهشت(behešt)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دوزخ(dôzax).

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دوزخ (dozaxm (Hindi spelling दोज़ख़)

  1. hell, hellfire