فرعون

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The word is not attested before the Qurʾān and the probabilities are that the immediate source for the Arabic is the Classical Syriac ܦܶܪܥܽܘܢ (perʿūn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فِرْعَوْن (firʿawnm (plural فَرَاعِنَة (farāʿina))

  1. pharaoh

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938) The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, page 225
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فرعون”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Arabic فِرْعَوْن (firʿawn).

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian فرعون
Iranian Persian فرعون
Tajiki Persian фиръавн (firʾavn)

فرعون (fer’own) (plural فراعنه (farâ'ene) or فرعون‌ها (fer’own-hâ))

  1. pharaoh

Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Arabic فِرْعَوْن (firʿawn).

Noun[edit]

فرعون (fir'aunm (plural فراعنہ, Hindi spelling फ़िरौन)
فرعون (fir'aunm (plural فرعونوں, Hindi spelling फ़िरौन)

  1. pharaoh