پیکر

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭲𐭪𐭫 (patkar, pahikar, picture, image), from Old Persian, [script needed] (patikarā), composed of [script needed] (patiy, against) and [script needed] (kar-, to do, make). Akin to Old Armenian պատկեր (patker); an Iranian borrowing.

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پیکر (paikar) (plural پیکرها (paikar-hâ))

  1. face, countenance
  2. form, figure, mould, model
  3. portrait, likeness
  4. idol-temple
  5. body

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