مرز

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See also: م ر ر

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (mlc /marz/, boundary, march; (astronomy) term), from Proto-Indo-European *merǵ- (edge, boundary, border). Cognate with Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬀(marəza, frontier), Proto-Germanic *markō and Latin margo. Akin to the Iranian borrowings: Old Armenian մարզ (marz), մարձ (marj), Georgian მაზრა (mazra), Classical Syriac ܡܪܙܐ(marzā).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian مرز
Iranian Persian
Tajik марз (marz)

مرز (marz) (plural مرزها(marz-hâ))

  1. boundary, border, frontier

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մարզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 281–282
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “marz”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 54