دژ

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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]

  • “diz” in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5
  • Vera Rastorgujeva, Džoj Edelʹman (2000–), Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Languages], Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, volume II, pages 311—316