زاغ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ز ي غ (z-y-ḡ).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /zaː.ʁa/

Verb[edit]

زَاغَ (zāḡa) I, non-past يَزِيغُ‎ (yazīḡu)

  1. to deviate, to turn away, to swerve
    • Qur'an 33:10
      إِذْ جَاؤُوكُمْ مِنْ فَوْقِكُمْ وَمِنْ أَسْفَلَ مِنْكُمْ وَإِذْ زَاغَتْ الأَبْصَارُ وَبَلَغَتْ الْقُلُوبُ الْحَنَاجِرَ وَتَظُنُّونَ بِاللّٰهِ الظُّنُونَا
      ʾiḏ jāʾūkum min fawqikum wamin ʾasfala minkum waʾiḏ zāḡat al-ʾabṣāru wabalaḡat al-qulūbu l-ḥanājira wataẓunnūna bi-l-lāhi ẓ-ẓunūnā
      [Remember] when they came at you from above you and from below you, and when the gazes shifted, and the hearts reached the throats and you assumed about Allah assumptions.

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian, from Proto-Iranian (compare Sogdian zʾγ (zāγ, crow), Parthian zxs- (zaxs-, to sound)).

Noun[edit]

Dari زاغ
Iranian Persian زاغ
Tajik зоғ (zoġ)

زاغ (zâğ)

  1. rook (bird)