निशाण

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Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian نشان(nešân), from an earlier نیشان(nišân), from Middle Persian [script needed] (nyšʾn' /nīšān/). Compare Gujarati નિશાન (niśān), Kannada ನಿಶಾನೆ (niśāne), Hindi निशान (niśān), Punjabi ਨਿਸ਼ਾਨ (nishān) / نشان(nshān), Bengali নিশান (niśan).

Noun[edit]

निशाण (niśāṇn

  1. flag, banner
    Synonyms: झेंडा (jheṇḍā), ध्वज (dhvaj), पताका (patākā)
  2. target

References[edit]

  • Maxine Berntsen (1982-1983), “निशाण”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies
  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “निशाण”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Yasavanta Ramakrshna Date (1932-1950), “निशाण”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala