قرص

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See also: فرض‎, قرض‎, فرص‎, ف ر ض, and ق ر ض

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *qaraṣ-, from the root ق ر ص (q-r-ṣ).

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قَرَصَ (qaraṣa) I, non-past يَقْرُصُ‎ (yaqruṣu)

  1. to pinch
    1. to clean with fingers (by pinching)
      قَرَصَ الثَّوْبَ بِالْمَاءِ
      qaraṣa ṯ-ṯawba bi-l-māʾi
      He cleaned the cloth with the water (by pinching it).
  2. to bite, to sting
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the verbal noun of قَرَصَ (qaraṣa), from the root ق ر ص (q-r-ṣ).

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قَرْص (qarṣm

  1. pinch, pinching
  2. biting, stinging
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ق ر ص (q-r-ṣ). There is no evidence that it might be borrowed.

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قُرْص (qurṣm (plural أَقْرَاص (ʾaqrāṣ))

  1. disk (in most meanings, including technology-related)
  2. (pharmacology) tablet, pill
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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Iranian (compare Tajik қурч (qurč), Mazanderani کرچ (kërč)).

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قرص (qors)

  1. (Iran) firm, solid

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic قُرْص (qurṣ).

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Noun[edit]

قرص (qors) (plural قرص‌ها (qors-hâ))

  1. loaf (of bread)
  2. (pharmacology) tablet, pill

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