See also: الك

Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Azerbaijani ələk.

Pronunciation

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Readings
Iranian reading? alak

Noun

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الک (alak)

  1. sieve, searce
    Synonyms: غربال (ğarbâl), تنگ‌بیز (tang-bêz), تنک‌بیز (tanuk-bêz), ماشاو (mâšâv)

References

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  • Monchi-Zadeh, Daoud (1975) “Iranische Miszellen”, in Monumentum H. S. Nyberg (Acta Iranica; 5), Leiden: E.J. Brill, →ISBN, page 69
  • Vullers, Johann August (1855) “الک”, in Lexicon Persico-Latinum etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum[1] (in Latin), volume I, Gießen: J. Ricker, page 120a