صقر

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See also: صفرand ص ف ر

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain etymology with possible connections:

  • The root ص ق ر(ṣ-q-r) meaning "to rise high in elevation or temperature", "to boil or build up"; possibly derived onomatopoeically from a bird-of-prey's screeching cry or the screech of steam escaping. Related to Akkadian 𒁲 𒊑 (zaqāru, literally to build high); for more see ziggurat.
  • Distantly related to Egyptian
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    (zkr, Sakar) an important hawk-headed god of Saqqara, the main funerary site of the Ancient Egyptian capital Memphis. Itself being derived from varying etymologies; perhaps ultimately from a Proto-Afroasiatic root.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صَقْر (ṣaqrm (plural صُقُور(ṣuqūr))

  1. falcon
  2. (in the plural, politics) hawks
    الصقورthe hawks

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: սակռ (sakṙ)
  • Spanish: sacro

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَقْر(ṣaqr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صقر (ṣaʔrm (plural صقور(ṣuʔūr))

  1. falcon