مخ

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See also: مچ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *muḫḫ- (head; brain; marrow).

Noun[edit]

مُخّ (muḵḵm (plural أَمْخَاخ(ʾamḵāḵ))

  1. (anatomy) cerebrum

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Descendants[edit]

  • Egyptian Arabic: مخ(muḵḵ)
  • Gulf Arabic: مخ(muḵ)
  • Maltese: moħħ
  • Moroccan Arabic: مخ(muḵḵ)
  • Kurdish:
    Northern Kurdish: mox
    Central Kurdish: مۆخ(mox)
  • Persian: مخ(mox)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُخّ(muḵḵ).

Noun[edit]

مخ (muḵḵm (plural أَمْخَاخ(amḵā́ḵ))

  1. (anatomy) brain (organ)
    Synonym: دماغ(dimāḡ)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُخّ(muḵḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مخ (muḵḵm (plural مخاخ(mḵāḵ))

  1. (anatomy) brain (organ)
    Synonym: دماغ(dmāḡ)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic مُخّ(muḵḵ, cerebrum).

Noun[edit]

مخ (muh) (plural مخاخor مخخه‎)

  1. bone marrow, the place where new blood cells are produced
    Synonym: ایلیك(ilik)
  2. brain, the organ which controls the central nervous system
    Synonyms: بینی(beyni), دماغ(demağ), مغز(mağz)
  3. the white fat seen around the eyeball of a fat beast
  4. kernel, marrow, pith, core, essence of a thing
    Synonyms: اوز(öz), لب(lubb), مغز(mağz)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Proto-Germanic *musą (marsh, moss).

Noun[edit]

مخ (mox)

  1. (now dialectal, Kazerun, Dashtestan, Bushehr) palm, palm tree
    Synonym: نخل(naxl)

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُخّ(muḵḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /muxx/, [mʊx]
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Noun[edit]

مخّ (muḵḵm (plural مخاخ(mḵāḵ))

  1. brain
    Synonym: دماغ(dmāḡ)
  2. mind

Southwestern Fars[edit]

Noun[edit]

مخ (mox)

  1. (Kuzarg) palm, palm tree