موز

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Persian 𐭬 𐭅 𐭆 (mwc /⁠mōč⁠/), from Sanskrit मोच (moca), then, according to Roger Blench, via Dravidian (compare Tamil மோத்தை (mōttai, banana flower) from Malayo-Polynesian (compare Dobel muɁu, Manggarai muku) from Trans-New Guinea (compare Fataluku muɁu, Mosimo mugu), ultimately from Proto-Trans-New Guinea *mugu.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. banana

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hijazi Arabic: موز (mōz)
  • Amharic: ሙዝ (muz)
  • Middle Armenian: մոզ (moz)
  • Ge'ez: ሙዝ (muz)
  • Harari: ሙዝ (mūz)
  • Hebrew: מוז (moz)
  • Ottoman Turkish: موز (mevz, muz)
  • Persian: مُوز
  • Swahili: mazu
  • 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.

Chagatai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *būŕ.

Noun[edit]

موز (muz) (plural موزلار)

  1. ice

Descendants[edit]

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَوْز (mawz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

موز (mōzm (collective, singulative موزة f (mōza), plural موزات (mōzāt))

  1. (collective) banana

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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]

(In Iranian Persian and Tajik) Borrowed from Arabic مَوْز (mawz), itself a borrowing from Middle Persian.

Otherwise Inherited from Middle Persian 𐭬 𐭅 𐭆 (mwc /⁠mōč⁠/), from Sanskrit मोच (moca), derived from Dravidian (compare Tamil மோத்தை (mōttai, banana flower), from Malayo-Polynesian (see Dobel muɁu, Manggarai muku), from Trans-New Guinea (see Fataluku muɁu, Mosimo mugu) and lastly from Proto-Trans-New Guinea *mugu.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

Readings
Classical reading? mōz, mawz
Dari reading? mōz
Iranian reading? mowz
Tajik reading? mavz
  • (dialectal, Hamadan) IPA(key): /mewz/

Noun[edit]

Dari کیله
Iranian Persian مُوز
Tajik банан, мавз

موز (mowz) (plural موزها (mowz-hâ))

  1. (chiefly Iran or dated) banana

References[edit]

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

Shina[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit मांस (māṁsá).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

موز (moz)

  1. meat, flesh

Further reading[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَوْز (mawz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːz/, [moːz]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

موز (mōzm (collective, singulative موزة f (mōze), paucal موزات (mōzāt))

  1. (uncountable) bananas

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian مَوْز‎ (mawz), from Arabic مَوْز (mawz).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَوز (mauzm (Hindi spelling मौज़)

  1. a type of banana

References[edit]

  • موز”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • موز”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.