werz

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *warj-. Compare Classical Syriac ܒܪܙܐ(barzāʾ, sown field), Middle Persian 𐫇𐫡𐫝(wrc /warz/), Persian برز(barz, sown field), Persian کشاورز‎, Sogdian 𐫇𐫡𐫉(wrz /warz/, miracle, magic).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

werz m (Arabic spelling وەرز‎)

  1. field, patch or bed in which melons and the like are grown
    Synonym: parêz
  2. season
    Synonym: demsal

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “werz”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press