گوگرد

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian gwklt' (gōgird, sulphur). Cognate with Manichaean Middle Persian gwgyrd (gōgird, sulphur), Avestan 𐬬𐬋𐬵𐬎𐬐𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬙𐬌 (vōhukərəti).

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گوگرد (gogerd)

Dari گوگرد
Iranian Persian گوگرد
Tajik гӯгирд (gügird)
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  1. sulphur, sulfur
    • 1259, Saadi Shirazi, Gulistan, chapter 3, story 21:
      گفت گوگرد پارسی خواهم بردن به چین که شنیدم قیمتی عظیم دارد []
      Guft: "gōgird-i Pārsī xwāham burdan ba Čīn ki šanīdam qaymatē azīm dārad []
      [He] said: "I wil bring Persian sulfur to China, as I have heard it is highly valued [] "

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian گوگرد (gogerd).

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گوگرد (gogirdf (Hindi spelling गोगिर्द)

  1. sulphur, sulfur

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884), “گوگرد”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.