نشان

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نشان (nešān).

Noun[edit]

نشان (nişan)

  1. sign
  2. mark
  3. stamp
  4. target
  5. aim
  6. symbol
  7. indicator
  8. decoration

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier نیشان (nišân), from Middle Persian nyšʾn' (nīšān, sign, mark, banner) (compare Manichaean Middle Persian nyšʾn (nīšān), Manichaean Parthian nyšʾn, Old Armenian loanword նշան (nšan), Kurdish nîşan, نیشان (nîşan)), from nyš (nīš-) (compare Old Armenian նիշ (niš), Classical Syriac ܢܝܫܐ (nīšāʾ), Hebrew נֵס (nēs), loanwords from Iranian).

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Noun[edit]

نشان (nešân) (plural نشان‌ها (nešân-hâ))

Dari نشان
Iranian Persian نشان
Tajik нишон (nišon)
  1. sign, mark
  2. aim, target, butt
  3. medal, order, decoration
  4. banner, flag, standard, ensign

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