شارع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ر ع (š-r-ʿ). Has the form of an active participle but the corresponding verb شَرَعَ (šaraʿa, to have an outlet into the street) may rather be derived from the noun; other meanings of the verb don't fit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَارِع (šāriʿm (plural شَوَارِع (šawāriʿ))

  1. street

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “شرع”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Noun[edit]

شارع (šâre)

  1. street
  2. road
  3. legislator
  4. lawgiver

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شارع, from Arabic

Noun[edit]

شارع (śār'ef

  1. street
  2. road
  3. highway
  4. legislator
  5. lawgiver

See also[edit]