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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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
  5. coat of arms

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian.

Noun[edit]

نشان ‎(nishānm ‎(Hindi spelling निशान)

  1. mark, impression