شکرشکن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From شکر (šakkar, sugar) +‎ شکن (šakan-, to break).

Adjective[edit]

شکرشکن (šakkar-šakan)

  1. (archaic, literature) having a mellifluous voice, sweet-sounding (especially of the beloved or birds)
    • 1315-1390, Hafez, Divan
      طوطی شکرشکن
      tūti-i šakkar-šakan
      sweet-sounding parrot
      شکرشکن شوند همه طوطیان هند
      زین قند پارسی که به بنگاله می‌رود
      šakkar-šakan šawand hama tūtiyān-i Hind
      zīn qand-i Pārsī ki ba Bangāla mē-rawad
      All parrots of India would become sweet-sounding
      Because of this Persian that is spreading to Bengal