چنگ

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See also: خنک, خنگ, حنك, جنک, and جنگ

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian cng ‎(čang, harp). Compare Parthian šng ‎(šang, harp).

Noun[edit]

چنگ ‎(čang) ‎(plural چنگ‌ها ‎(čang-hâ))

  1. (music) lyre, harp
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Etymology 2[edit]

Related to Old Armenian ճանկ ‎(čank), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

چنگ ‎(čang) ‎(plural چنگ‌ها ‎(čang-hâ))

  1. claw, talon
  2. clutch, embrace
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