طوفان

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See also: توپان

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Through Classical Syriac ܛܰܘܦܳܢܳܐ(ṭawpānā) from a Sinitic language; compare Cantonese 大風大风 (daai6 fung1, “big wind”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

طُوفَان (ṭūfānm

  1. storm
  2. deluge
  3. inundation
  4. typhoon

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 25
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1880) De vocabulis in antiquis Arabum carminibus et in Corano peregrinis[2] (in Latin), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 22

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic طُوفَان(ṭūfān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian طوفان
Iranian Persian
Tajik тӯфон (tüfon)

طوفان (tufân) (plural طوفان‌ها(tufân-hâ))

  1. storm
  2. flood
  3. deluge
  4. typhoon

Proper noun[edit]

طوفان (tufân)

  1. A male given name, Toufan, Toofan, or Tufan, from Arabic.

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian طوفان(tufân), from Arabic طُوفَان(ṭūfān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

طُوفان (t̤uvfānm (Gurmukhi spelling ਤੂਫ਼ਾਨ)

  1. hurricane

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian طوفان(tufân), from Arabic طُوفَان(ṭūfān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

طوفان (tūfānm (Hindi spelling तूफ़ान)

  1. storm
  2. flood
  3. deluge
  4. inundation
  5. typhoon
  6. hurricane

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