قفس

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See also: فقسand قفش

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

قفس
قفس

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قفس(qafas), from Arabic قَفَص(qafaṣ).

Noun[edit]

قفس (kafes) (plural قفسلر(kafesler))

  1. cage, coop, prison, place where an animal including a human is detained
    1. particularly, a section of the imperial harem where princes where kept under house-arrest [from 1617]
      Synonym: چمشیرلك(çimşirlik)
  2. latticework, treillage, grating
  3. skeleton, thorax

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Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَفَص(qafaṣ).

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Noun[edit]

قفس (qafas) (plural قفس‌ها(qafas-hâ))

  1. cage
    • 2007, Moein, "Jodayi [جدایی]", Tolou
      بنویس فرصت موندن یه نفس بود
      سهم من از همه دنیا یه قفس بود
      benevis, forsat-e mundan ye nafas bud
      sahm-e man az hame donyâ ye qafas bud
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قفس(qafas), from Arabic قَفَص(qafaṣ).

Noun[edit]

قفس (qafas? (Hindi spelling क़फ़स)

  1. cage
  2. prison