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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Middle Persian [script needed] (burg), or from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بُرْج (burjm (dual بُرْجَان(burjān), plural بُرُوج(burūj) or أَبْرَاج(ʾabrāj))

  1. castle
  2. citadel
  3. tower
    بُرْج خَلِيفَة(burj ḵalīfa, Khalifa Tower) (dialect: borǰ khalīfa), initially named بُرْج دُبَيّ(burj dubayy, Dubai Tower).
  4. constellation
  5. spire
  6. asterism
  7. zodiac
  8. sign of the zodiac
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بَرِجَ (barija) I, non-past يَبْرَجُ‎‎ (yabraju)

  1. to be or become apparent, manifest or conspicuous, and high or elevated
  2. to have large, beautiful eyes where the white entirely surrounds the black
  3. (of one's condition) to become ample in respect of eating and drinking
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بَرَج (barajm

  1. verbal noun of بَرِجَ (barija) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

AzerbaijaniEdit

NounEdit

برج (bürc)

  1. Alternative spelling of بۆرج

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high), with cognates including Persian برز(borz), Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhát, lofty, high, tall), Old Armenian բարձր (barjr, high) and Old English burg.

NounEdit

برج (birc?

  1. tower
  2. constellation
  3. zodiac

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

NounEdit

برج (burc)

  1. tower
  2. constellation
  3. zodiac
  4. sign of the zodiac

DescendantsEdit


PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high), with cognates including Persian برز(borz), Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhát, lofty, high, tall), Old Armenian բարձր (barjr, high) and Old English burg.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

برج (brajm (plural برجونه(brajuna))

  1. tower

DeclensionEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Arabicized form of Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), possibly from Middle Persian [script needed] (burg), or from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high), with cognates including Persian برز(borz), Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhát, lofty, high, tall), Old Armenian բարձր (barjr, high) and Old English burg.

NounEdit

برج (borj) (plural برج‌ها(borj-hâ) or بروج‎)

Dari Persian برج
Iranian Persian
Tajik бурҷ (burj)
  1. steeple
  2. tower
  3. pylon
  4. column
  5. peel, keep
  6. fort, castle
  7. pinnacle
  8. dovecote
  9. star
  10. constellation
  11. zodiac
  12. sign of the zodiac

Derived termsEdit


PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

NounEdit

بُرج (burjm (Gurmukhi spelling ਬੁਰਜ)

  1. bastion
  2. tower
  3. turret
  4. constellation
  5. sign of the zodiac

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic بُرْج(burj), from Classical Syriac ܒܘܪܓܐ(burgāʾ), from Ancient Greek πύργος (púrgos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (high).

NounEdit

برج (burjm (Hindi spelling बुर्ज)

  1. bastion
  2. tower
  3. turret
  4. constellation
  5. sign of the zodiac