Arabic

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بلَّور (sense 2)

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Classical Persian بِلّور (billōr).

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Noun

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بِلَّوْر (billawrm (collective, singulative بِلَّوْرَة f (billawra))

  1. crystal
  2. rock crystal, quartz (originally)
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Etymology 2

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Root
ب ل و ر (b l w r)
2 terms

Denominal verb of بِلَّوْر (billawr).

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Verb

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بَلْوَرَ (balwara) Iq, non-past يُبَلْوِرُ‎ (yubalwiru) (transitive)

  1. to clarify, to outline, to illustrate
  2. to crystallize
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Ottoman Turkish

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Etymology

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From Arabic بِلُّور (billūr).

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  • (15th–17th century) IPA(key): [bɯˈɫːuɾ], [bɯˈɫuɾ]
  • (18th–20th century) IPA(key): [biˈɫːuɾ]

Noun

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بلور (bıllur, billur)

  1. crystal

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References

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  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680) “بلور”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum[1], Vienna, column 884

Persian

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Etymology

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From Middle Persian [script needed] (bylwl /⁠*bēlūr⁠/, crystal), from Pali veḷuriya. Compare Parthian [Term?] (byrwl /⁠*bērūl⁠/, crystal) and Ancient Greek βήρυλλος (bḗrullos, beryl).

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Readings
Classical reading? bilōr, ballōr, billawr, bulūr
Dari reading? bilawr, bulōr
Iranian reading? bolur
Tajik reading? bulür
  • Audio (Iran):(file)

Noun

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بلور (bolur)

Dari بلور
Iranian Persian
Tajik булӯр
  1. crystal

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Descendants

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References

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  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) “bēlūr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 19
  • Franke, Otto (1893) “Beziehungen der Inder zum Westen”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[2], volume 47, page 600
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) “بلور”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul