شلوار

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian شلوار (šalvâr).

NounEdit

شلوار (şelvâr)

  1. trousers
  2. shalwar

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From شل (šal, thigh) + compounding suffix وار (-vâr, fit, suiting). For the second part compare Old Armenian վարտիք (vartikʿ), an Iranian borrowing.

NounEdit

Dari شلوار
Iranian Persian شلوار
Tajik шалвор (šalvor)

شلوار (šalvâr)

  1. trousers
  2. shalwar

Derived termsEdit

  • کت و شلوار (kot-o šalvâr)

DescendantsEdit

  • Arabic: سروال (sirwāl)
  • Armenian: շալվար (šalvar)
  • Azeri: şalvar
  • Belarusian: шаравары (šaraváry)
  • Bengali: সালোয়ার (saloẏar)
  • Bulgarian: шалвари (šalvári)
  • English: shalwar
  • Georgian: შარვალი (šarvali)
  • Hindustani:
    Hindi: शलवार (šalvār), सलवार (salvār)
    Urdu: شلوار (šalvār), سلوار (salvār)
  • Hungarian: salavári
  • Kazakh: шалбар (şalbar)
  • Lezgi: шалвар (šalvar)
  • Malay: seluar
  • Ottoman Turkish: شالوار (şalvâr), شلوار (şelvâr)
  • Polish: szarawary
  • Russian: шаровары (šarováry)
  • Swahili: suruali
  • Serbo-Croatian: шалваре/šalvare
  • Tatar: чалбар (çalbar)
  • Turkmen: jalbar
  • Ukrainian: шаровари (šarováry)
Last modified on 8 November 2013, at 15:18