دژ

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See also: در, ڈر, ذر, and دز

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

دژ (daž)

  1. wicked
  2. bad

Noun[edit]

دژ (daž)

  1. anger
  2. wickedness

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Middle Persian KLYTA / dc (diz, fortress), borrowed from a Northwestern Iranian language, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰoyǵʰhos (wall), from the root *dʰeyǵʰ-; see there for more.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari دژ
Iranian Persian دژ
Tajik диж (diž)

دژ (dež) (plural دژها (dež-hâ))

  1. fort, fortress
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “diz”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2003) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume II, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, pages 311—316