شاخ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ي خ(š-y-ḵ).

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Verb[edit]

شَاخَ (šāḵa) I, non-past يَشِيخُ‎‎ (yašīḵu)

  1. (intransitive) to become elderly; to age; to senesce

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Central Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

شاخ (şax)

  1. mountain

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *ćā́kʰaH, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱókh₂eh₂ (branch). Cognate with Sanskrit शाखा (śākhā, branch, twing, limb, finger), Old Armenian ցախ (cʿax, branch, twig), Lithuanian šakà (branch), Gothic 𐌷𐍉𐌷𐌰 (hōha, plough), Old East Slavic соха (soxa, stake, club, brace, plough), Old Irish géc (branch).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian شاخ
Iranian Persian
Tajik шох (šox)

شاخ (šâx)

  1. horn, antler
  2. a branch, bough, shoot, sucker, twig
  3. the arm, from the tip of the finger to the shoulder
  4. the leg, from the groin to the foot
  5. a small cut from a main stream
  6. the spur of a cock
  7. a rib
  8. a bit, piece
  9. a gusset, gore
  10. the forehead
  11. the main beam in the roof of a house
  12. a cup of wine (from a custom prevailing in Jurjistān, to drink wine out of horns), a goblet, a drinking-horn
  13. wine mixed with rose-water
  14. a horn wherein they keep civet, a scent-box
  15. civet
  16. the civet-cat
  17. spices, perfumes

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Urdu[edit]

Noun[edit]

شاخ (shāxf (Hindi spelling शाख़)

  1. branch