شمشیر

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See also: شمشێرand شمشير

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian شمشیر(šamšir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (educated) IPA(key): [ʃɛm.ˈʃiɾ]
  • (common) IPA(key): [ʃim.ˈʃiɾ]

Noun[edit]

شمشیر (şemşir, şimşir)

  1. sword, sabre
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Armenian: շիմշիր (šimšir)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شمشیر (şimşir)

  1. alternative form of چمشیر(çimşir, box tree)

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (šmšyl /šamšēr/), [Book Pahlavi needed] (špšyl), 𐫢𐫜𐫢𐫏𐫡(šfšyr /šafšēr/, sword). Cognate with Parthian 𐫘𐫜𐫘𐫏𐫡(sfsyr /safsēr/, sword). Compare Iranian borrowings Old Armenian սուսեր (suser, sword), Classical Syriac ܣܦܣܝܪܐ(sap̄sērāʾ, sword), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic ספסרא‎, ספסירא(sap̄sērāʾ, sword), Ancient Greek σαμψήρα (sampsḗra, foreign sword), and possibly Italian scimitarra (scimitar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian شمشیر
Iranian Persian
Tajik шамшер (šamšer)

شمشیر (šamšir) (plural شمشیرها(šamšir-hâ))

  1. sword, scimitar, shamshir

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References[edit]

  • spsyr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “šafšēr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • M. J. Kümmel, "Sprachkontakt und Sprachwandel", 2010, page 33

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شمشیر(šamšir).

Noun[edit]

شمشیر (śamśer, śamśīrf (Hindi spelling शमशेर or शमशीर‎)

  1. sword, scimitar, shamshir