وزیر

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

وزير ‎(wazīrm, وزراء (wuzarā’) pl

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

See also[edit]

Roman spelling: vezir


Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَزِير ‎(wazīr, helper, aide, minister, one who bears (the burden of office)), from an Iranian source. Compare Middle Persian wcyl ‎(vičīr (early), wizīr (late), decision, judgment), Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬗𐬌𐬭𐬀 ‎(vīcira, arbitrator, judge), Old Armenian վճիռ ‎(včiṙ).[1]

Noun[edit]

وزیر ‎(vazir) ‎(plural وزرا ‎(vozarâ) or وزیران ‎(vazirân))

  1. minister
  2. vizier
  3. (chess) queen

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج ‎(mohre-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
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شاه ‎(šâh) وزیر ‎(vazir) رخ ‎(rox),
قلعه ‎(qal'e)
فیل ‎(fil) اسب ‎(asb) پیاده ‎(piyâde),
سرباز ‎(sarbâz)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "vizier." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian وزیر, from Arabic وزير.

Noun[edit]

وزیر ‎(vazīr?plural وزرا ‎(vuzarā), وزیران ‎(vazīrān), وزیرے ‎(vazire)

  1. minister
  2. vizier
  3. (chess) queen

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