وزير

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Etymology[edit]

Likely related to the verb وَزَرَ (wazara, to carry, to shoulder) with the root و ز ر (w-z-r), meaning “someone who carries the burden of an office”, but also claimed to be borrowed from an Iranian language (compare Middle Persian wcyl (wizīr, decision, judgment), Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬗𐬌𐬭𐬀 (vīcira, arbitrator, judge)).

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وَزِير (wazīrm (plural وُزَرَاء (wuzarāʾ))

  1. minister, cabinet minister
  2. vizier
  3. helper, assistant
  4. (chess) queen

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وزير (Wëzírm

  1. Wazir, Pashtun tribe name