زند

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See also: رند

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (zng /zang/, ankle, shank)

Noun[edit]

زَنْد (zandm (plural زِنَاد(zinād) or أَزْنُد(ʾaznud) or أَزْنَاد(ʾaznād))

  1. wrist, forearm
  2. bone
  3. shoulder, ulna
    • تاريخ الرسل والملوك للإمام الطبري  :
      قَالَ: عَذِّبْهُ حَتَّى تَسْتَأْصِلَ مَا عِنْدَهُ، فَكَانَ الزُّبَيْرُ يَقْدَحُ بِزَنْدِهِ فِي صَدْرِهِ حَتَّى أَشْرَفَ عَلَى نَفْسِهِهِ
      qāla: ʿaḏḏibhu ḥattā tastaʾṣila mā ʿindahu, fakāna z-zubayru yaqdaḥu bizandihi fī ṣadrihi ḥattā ʾašrafa ʿalā nafsihihi
      he said “torture him (ie, Kinanah) until he confesses where it (ie, the rest of the hidden treasure) is”, so Zubayr pierced his shoulder until he fainted
  4. kindler, lighter
  5. trigger (often in the plural زِنَاد(zinād))

Declension[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowed from Arabic زَنْد(zand), from Middle Persian [script needed] (zng /zang/, ankle, shank). Cognate with English shank.

Noun[edit]

زند (zand)

  1. forearm bone

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “zang”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • Vullers, Johann August (1856–1864), “زند”, in Lexicon Persico-Latinum etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum (in Latin), volume II, Bonn: Adolf Marcus, page 150