زره

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian zlyh ‎(zrēy, zrēh). Compare Avestan 𐬰𐬭𐬁𐬜𐬀 ‎(zrāδa-). Also from Iranian: Old Armenian զրահ ‎(zrah), Old Georgian ზარადი ‎(zaradi), Classical Syriac ܙܪܕܐ ‎(zardā), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic זַרְדָּא ‎(zardā), Arabic زَرَد ‎(zarad).

Noun[edit]

زره ‎(zereh) ‎(plural زره‌ها ‎(zereh-hâ))

  1. armour
  2. coat of mail

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References[edit]

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892), “زره”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զրահ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “zrēh”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press