فلک

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic فَلكَة (falka) (> فلکه (felke, whorl)), form Persian obsolete پلکه (pelke, distaff).

Noun[edit]

فلک (falak)

  1. (literary) sky, the sphere of the heavens, the firmament

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps cognate with English flail

Noun[edit]

فلک (falak)

  1. whip
  2. bastinado