گنبد

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گنبد

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From Middle Persian [script needed] (gwmbt' /gumbad/, dome, fire-temple), from Classical Syriac ܩܘܒܬܐ(qubbəṯā). Compare Old Armenian գմբեթ (gmbetʿ) and Georgian გუმბათი (gumbati), Iranian borrowings. Akin to Chinese 拱北, a borrowing.

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Dari Persian گنبد
Iranian Persian
Tajik гунбаз (gunbaz)

گنبد (gonbad) (plural گنبدها(gonbad-hâ))

  1. (archaic) domed building, such as a mausoleum or palace
  2. (architecture) dome, cupola, vault
    Synonyms: قبه(qobbe), کوپله(kupale) (archaic)

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