هزار

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See also: ہزار

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian hcʾl (/hazār/) (Manichaean Middle Persian [script needed] (hzʾr)), from Proto-Iranian *hajahram, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *saȷ́ʰásram, from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥-ǵʰéslom. Indo-Iranian cognates include Pashto زر(zër), Baluchi ہزار(hazár), Kurdish ههزار(hazār), Ossetian ӕрзӕ (ærzæ), and Sanskrit सहस्र (sa-hásra). Akin to Old Armenian հազար (hazar), a Middle Iranian borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian هزار
Iranian Persian
Tajik ҳазор (hazor)

هزار (hezâr) (plural هزارها(hezâr-hâ))

  1. thousand

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • → Hindustani:
    • Hindi: हज़ार (hazār)
    • Urdu: ہزار(hazār)
    • Bengali: হাজার (Hajar)

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “hazār”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 43