خنجر

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خنجر(xanjar).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

خَنْجَر (ḵanjarm (plural خَنَاجِر(ḵanājir))

  1. dagger

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Ottoman TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خنجر(xanjar).

NounEdit

خنجر (hancar, hancer)

  1. dagger, khanjar

DescendantsEdit


PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [Term?]; compare Manichaean Parthian [Manichaean needed] (xnjyr /xenjer/), [Manichaean needed] (hynjyr /henjer/, dagger).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian خنجر
Iranian Persian
Tajik ханҷар (xanjar)

خنجر (xanjar) (plural خنجرها(xanjar-hâ))

  1. dagger, khanjar

DescendantsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خنجر(xanjar).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

خنجر (xañjarm (Hindi spelling ख़ंजर)

  1. khanjar, dagger
    Synonyms: چاقُو(cāqū), چُھری(churī)
    اُس خن٘جر کے زخم سے اتنی اذیت نہیں ملی اِسے جتنی اذیت تم نے اِسے دی ہے۔‎‎
    us k͟hañjar ke zak͟ham se itni aziyyat nahĩ mili isē jitni aziyyat tum ne isē di hai.
    The pain of that dagger did not hurt [him/her/it] as much as you hurt [him/her/it].
    (literally, “That dagger ‘s wound from that much pain not get [Her/Him/It] as much pain you did [Her/Him/It] give have.”)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of خنجر
singular plural
direct خنجر(xañjar) خنجر(xañjar)
oblique خنجر(xañjar) خنجروں(xañjarō̃)
vocative خنجر(xañjar) خنجرو(xañjarō)

ReferencesEdit

  • S. W. Fallon (1879) , “خنجر”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “خنجر”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “خنجر”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971
  • خنجر”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary, Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.