مشک

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See also: مسك and م س ك

Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

مشک (mušk)

  1. mouse
  2. rat

See also[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian mwšk' (mušk, musk). Compare Old Armenian մուշկ (mušk), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

مشک (mošk)

  1. musk
    • 1259, Saadi Shirazi, Gulistan; also a Persian proverb:
      • مشک آن است که خود ببوید، نه آنکه عطار بگوید.‏
        Mošk ân ast ke xod bebuyad, na ânke attâr beguyad.
        [The good] musk is the one which smells by itself, not by the words [compliments] of the perfumer.

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Kurdish mişk.

Noun[edit]

مشک (mošk)

  1. (dialectal, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) mouse

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Persian mšk' (mašk, mussuck, skin bag), from Old Persian 𐎶𐏁𐎣𐎠 (maškā-, (inflated cow) skin), ultimately a Semitic borrowing; compare Proto-Semitic *mašk-.

Noun[edit]

مشک (mašk) (plural مشک‌ها (mašk-hâ))

  1. waterskin, mussuck

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “¹mašk”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 55

Urdu[edit]

Noun[edit]

مشک (mushkm

  1. musk