گور

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See also: گؤز, کور, كور, كوز, کوز, and گوز

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian gpl, gwbl (gabr, hollow, cavity, womb). Akin to Manichaean Middle Persian gbr (gabr). Compare also Arabic قَبْر (qabr, grave), قور (to hollow out).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari گور
Iranian Persian گور
Tajik гӯр (gür)

گور (gur)

  1. grave
  2. tomb
  3. desert
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • → Armenian: գոռ (goṙ, Muslim grave)
  • → Bashkir: гүр (gür)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: गोर (gor)
    Urdu: گور (gor)
  • → Ottoman Turkish: گور (gûr)

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “gabr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian gwl (gōr, onager, wild ass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari گور
Iranian Persian گور
Tajik гӯр (gür)

گور (gur)

  1. (archaic) zebra
    • Omar Khayyam, Rubaiyat[1]
      بهرام که گور می‌گرفتی همه عمر
      دیدی که چگونه گور بهرام گرفت؟
      Bahrām ke gōr mē-giriftē hama umr
      dīdī ke čegōna gōr Bahrām girift?
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “gōr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

گور (gavr)

  1. Alternative form of گبر

References[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian گور (gur).

Noun[edit]

گور (gorf (Hindi spelling गोर)

  1. grave
  2. tomb
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit गौर (gaura).

Adjective[edit]

گور (gaur) — Hindi spelling: गौर (gaur)

  1. white
  2. pale
  3. fair

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit गौरी (gaurī).

Proper noun[edit]

گور (Gaurf, Hindi spelling: गौर (gaur)

  1. Hindu goddess Parvati
Synonyms[edit]