کلنگ

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See also: كلنك

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kelh₂- (to beat, strike, break). Compare کلند(koland).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

کلنگ (kolang, kolong)

  1. pickaxe
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: քլունգ (kʿlung, pickaxe)
  • Old Anatolian Turkish: كلنك(külünk, külüng, pickaxe) [since 13th century]

Etymology 2[edit]

Middle Persian [script needed] (klng /kulang/), possibly a remnant of a formation from the Proto-Indo-European root *gerh₂-. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Cognate with Northern Kurdish quling.

Noun[edit]

کلنگ (kolang, kolong) (plural کلنگ‌ها(kolang, kolong-hâ) or کلنگان(kolang, kolongân))

  1. (archaic, Dari) crane (bird)

References[edit]

  • Pomorska, Marzanna (2013) Materials for a Historical Dictionary of New Persian Loanwords in Old Anatolian and Ottoman Turkish from the 13th to the 16th Century (Studia Turcologica Cracoviensia; 13)‎[1], Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press, →ISBN, page 150
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) , “کلنگ”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul