کرگدن

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Persian[edit]

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کرگدن
Dari Persian کرگدن
Iranian Persian
Tajik каркадан (karkadan)

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Etymology[edit]

from Middle Persian [script needed] (klg /karg/, rhinoceros; horn) + [script needed] (-dʾn' /-dān/, bearer, holder), ultimately from Sanskrit खड्ग (khaḍga, rhinoceros; literally sword bearer). Compare Arabic كَرْكَدَّن(karkaddan, rhinoceros), Classical Syriac ܟܪܟܕܢܐ(karkǝḏānā, rhinoceros), Sanskrit खड्गधेनु (khaḍgadhenu, a female rhinoceros) and Hindi खाँग (khā̃g).

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Noun[edit]

کرگدن (kargadan) (plural کرگدن‌ها(kargadan-hâ))

  1. rhinoceros

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