میز

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See also: ميز‎, مێز, and میر

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (myʾzd), [Book Pahlavi needed] (myʾzd /mēzd/, sacrifice, offering meal; table[1]), [Book Pahlavi needed] (mēzag, small table[2]).[3][4][5] Cognate with Avestan 𐬨𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬛𐬀(myazda, sacrifice), Khotanese [script needed] (mastāña, fodder), Sanskrit मियेध (miyédha, sacrificial oblation, offering of food).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian میز
Iranian Persian
Tajik миз (miz)

میز (miz) (plural میزها(miz-hâ))

  1. table
  2. desk

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]
  • Gulf Arabic: ميز(mēz)
  • Omani Arabic: ميز(mēz)
    • Swahili: meza (see there for further descendants)
  • Bashkardi:
    Minabi: میز(miz)
  • Kermanic: mīz
  • Hindi: मेज़ (mez)
  • Ishkashimi: میز (mēz)
  • Kurdish:
    Central Kurdish: مێز(mêz)
    Northern Kurdish: mêz
  • Marathi: मेज (mej̈)
  • Ormuri: میز(mez)
  • Parachi: میز (mēz)
  • Pashto: مېز(mez)
  • Punjabi: ਮੇਜ਼ (mez), ਮੇਜ (mej)
  • Sanglechi: میز (mēz)
  • Shughni: mēz
  • Talysh: миз (miz)
  • Urdu: میز(mez)
  • Wakhi: miz
  • Yidgha: میز(mīz)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb میزیدن(mizidan), میختن(mixtan) "to urinate". Compare Northern Kurdish mîz (urine).

Noun[edit]

میز (miz)

  1. (obsolete) urine
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bailey, H. W. (1979), “phaysdve”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 259
  2. ^ Durkin-Meisteremst, Desmond (2014) Grammatik des Westmitteliranischen (Parthisch und Mittelpersisch) (Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historische) (in German), Viena: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, pages 159, 157
  3. ^ MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “mēzd”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 56
  4. ^ Asatrian, Garnik S. (2011), “mīz”, in A Comparative Vocabulary of Central Iranian Dialects (in Persian and English), Tehran: Safir Ardehal Publications, page 281
  5. ^ Bailey, H. W. (1979), “mastān̄a”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 326

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian میز(miz).

Noun[edit]

میز (mezf (Hindi spelling मेज़)

  1. table
    Synonyms: پٹل‎, اتپیٹھکا