موز

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See also: مور

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Persian [script needed] (mwc /mōč/), from Sanskrit मौच (mauca), then, according to Roger Blench, via Dravidian from Austronesian and lastly from Trans-New Guinea.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَوْز (mawzm (collective, singulative مَوْزَة‎ f (mawza))

  1. banana

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Amharic: ሙዝ (muz)
    • Baiso: muze
    • Kachama-Ganjule: muz, muze
    • Sidamo: muuze
  • Middle Armenian: մոզ (moz)
  • Ge'ez: ሙዝ (muz)
  • Ottoman Turkish: موز(mevz, muz)
  • Tigre: ሙዝ (muz)
  • Tigrinya: ሙዝ (muz)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blench, Roger (2016) , “Things your classics master never told you: a borrowing from Trans New Guinea languages into Latin”, in Academia.edu[1], Academia, Inc.

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَوْز(mawz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛvz], [mɛˈviz], [muz]

Noun[edit]

موز (mevz, meviz, muz)

  1. banana

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic مَوْز(mawz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian موز
Iranian Persian
Tajik мавз (mavz)

موز (mowz) (plural موزها(mowz-hâ))

  1. banana
    Synonym: کیله(kêla) (Dari)

References[edit]

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