قرمز

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm). Compare Old Armenian կարմիր (karmir), Hebrew כַּרְמִיל (karmīl), Iranian borrowings.

Noun[edit]

قِرْمِز (qirmizm

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. crimson, scarlet, vermillion, red

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Colors in Arabic · أَلْوَان (ʾalwān) (layout · text)
     أَبْيَض (ʾabyaḍ)      رَمَادِيّ (ramādiyy), أَغْبَر (ʾaḡbar), أَعْفَر (ʾaʿfar)      أَسْوَد (ʾaswad)      بُنِّيّ (bunniyy), أَسْمَر (ʾasmar)
             وَرْدِيّ (wardiyy)              أَحْمَر (ʾaḥmar), أَصْهَب (ʾaṣhab) ; قِرْمِزِيّ (qirmiziyy)              أَمْغَر (ʾamḡar), بُرْتُقَالِيّ (burtuqāliyy)              أَصْفَر (ʾaṣfar), أَشْقَر (ʾašqar) ; قِشْدِيّ (qišdiyy)
             لَيْمِيّ (laymiyy)              أَخْضَر (ʾaḵḍar)                           سَمَاوِيّ (samāwiyy), فِيرُوزِيّ (fīrūziyy) ; حَذَفِيّ (ḥaḏafiyy), شَرْشِيرِيّ (šaršīriyy)
             لَازُوَرْدِيّ (lāzuwardiyy)              أَزْرَق (ʾazraq)              بَنَفْسَجِيّ (banafsajiyy), فِرْفِيرِيّ (firfīriyy) ; نِيلِيّ (nīliyy)              فُوشِيّ (fūšiyy) ; أُرْجُوَانِيّ (ʾurjuwāniyy)

References[edit]

  • Korn, Agnes; Warning, Georg (2017-07-26), “Armenian karmir, Sogdian karmīr ‘red’, Hebrew karmīl and the Armenian Scale Insect Dye in Antiquity”, in Gaspa, Salvatore; Michel, Cécile; Nosch, Marie-Louise, editors, Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean and Europe, 1000 BC to 1000 AD[1], Lincoln, Nebraska: Zea Books, →ISBN, pages 173–187

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قِرْمِز (qirmiz), Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قرمز (qermez)

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. crimson, scarlet, vermillion, red
    قرمزی روز‎ ― qermezi-ruzred sky before sunrise.
  3. sanguine

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References[edit]

  • Korn, Agnes; Warning, Georg (2017-07-26), “Armenian karmir, Sogdian karmīr ‘red’, Hebrew karmīl and the Armenian Scale Insect Dye in Antiquity”, in Gaspa, Salvatore; Michel, Cécile; Nosch, Marie-Louise, editors, Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean and Europe, 1000 BC to 1000 AD[2], Lincoln, Nebraska: Zea Books, →ISBN, pages 176–178

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قرمز, from Arabic قِرْمِز (qirmiz), from Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm).

Noun[edit]

قرمز (qirmizm (Hindi spelling क़िरमिज़)

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. cochineal
  3. crimson, vermilion

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