کرس

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian 𒌋𒀜 ‎(kīru), from Sumerian 𒌋𒀜 ‎(gir, oven, kiln). Compare Armenian կիր ‎(kir), Hebrew גר ‎(gīr, lime), Aramaic ܓܝܪ/גיר ‎(gīr), Arabic جير ‎(ǧīr).

Noun[edit]

کرس ‎(kirs)

  1. chalk, lime

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • کرس+kirs in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul