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

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 8 November 2013, at 15:18