روز

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See also: ژور, ژوژ, روژ, زور, رور, and زوز

Andalusian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic*رَوْز(*rawz), a variant of Arabicرُزّ(ruzz).

Noun[edit]

رَوْز⁩ (rawz)

  1. rice

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: arroz
  • Old Galician-Portuguese:
  • Old Spanish: arroz

References[edit]

  • Corriente, F. (1997) A Dictionary of Andalusi Arabic (Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East; 29)‎[1], Leiden, New York, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, →LCCN, page 222

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic*رَوْز(*rawz), a variant of Arabicرُزّ(ruzz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

روز (rūzm (collective)

  1. rice

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian𐭩𐭥𐭬(YWM /⁠rōz⁠/), from Old Persian 𐎼𐎢𐎨 (r-u-c /⁠raučah-⁠/, day), from Proto-Iranian *ráwčah (compare Avestan𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬗𐬀𐬵(raocah, light, day)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ráwčas (compare Sanskrit रोचते (rocate, to shine, to be bright)), from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright, to shine, to see) (compare English light).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? rōz
Dari reading? rōz
Iranian reading? ruz
Tajik reading? rüz
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dari روز
Iranian Persian
Tajik рӯз

روز (ruz) (pluralروزها(ruz-hâ) orروزان(ruzân))

  1. day
    ۳ روز است که پدرشان گم شده.
    Se ruz ast ke pedarešân gom šode. (more literary)
    ۳ روزه که پدرشون گم شده.
    Se ruz-e ke pedarešun gom šode. (more colloquial)
    Their father's been missing for three days.
    (Literally, “It is three days that their father has gone missing.”)
  2. daylight
  3. daytime

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicرَوْز(rawz).

Noun[edit]

روز (rōzm (collective, singulativeروزة⁩ f (rōze))

  1. Alternative form of رزّ(rozz)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianروز(rōz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

روز (rozm (Hindi spelling रोज़)

  1. daily, everyday
    Synonym:روزانہ(rozāna)
  2. day
    Synonyms:دن(din), ⁧یوم(yaum)
  3. period, age, time
    Synonym:زمانہ(zāmāna)

Adverb[edit]

روز (roz)

  1. daily
  2. always

Further reading[edit]

  • روز”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “روز”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • روز”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.

Ushojo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urduروزہ(rōzah).

Noun[edit]

روز⁩ (rōz)

  1. fasting