زند

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 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 زِنْد(zind, ulna), from Middle Persian 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