Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (”ryšn /⁠ārešn⁠/), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎴𐎡 (a-r-š-n-i /⁠arašni⁠/).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? araš
Dari reading? araš
Iranian reading? araš
Tajik reading? araš

Noun edit

ارش (araš)

  1. cubit (unit of measurement)

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit अर्शस् (arśas).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ارش (arśm (Hindi spelling अर्श)

  1. (rare) piles, hemorrhoids
    Synonym: بواسير (bavāsīr)

References edit

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