شهر

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See also: شہر and سہر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ه ر (š-h-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

شَهَرَ (šahara) I, non-past يَشْهَرُ‎ (yašharu)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to draw (a weapon), to unsheathe

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “شهر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb[edit]

شَهَّرَ (šahhara) II, non-past يُشَهِّرُ‎ (yušahhiru)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to defame, to slander, to revile, to pillory, to condemn, to denounce

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَهْر (šahrm (plural أَشْهُر (ʾašhur) or شُهُور (šuhūr))

  1. verbal noun of شَهَرَ (šahara) (form I)
  2. month (unit of time)
  3. new moon (beginning of the lunar month)
    شَهْر الْعَسَل (šahr al-ʿasal, honeymoon)

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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

شهر (šhr)

  1. month

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شهر (šahr).

Noun[edit]

شهر (şehir)

  1. city
  2. town
  3. borough

Persian[edit]

Dari شهر
Iranian Persian شهر
Tajik шаҳр (šahr)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩 (šahr). Compare Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaça-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شهر (šahr) (plural شهرها (šahr-hâ))

  1. (obsolete) land, country
  2. city, town

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