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AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic дүшмән
Roman düşmən
Perso-Arabic دوشمن, دشمن

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (dušman).

NounEdit

دشمن (düşmən) (definite accusative دشمنی (düşməni), plural دشمنلر (düşmənlər))

  1. enemy

DeclensionEdit


BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

دشمن (dušman)

  1. enemy

See alsoEdit


Ottoman TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (došman).

NounEdit

دشمن (düşmen)

  1. enemy, foe

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian dwšmn', dwšmyn' (dušmen, enemy), Manichaean Middle Persian dwšmyn (dušmen, enemy), an old compound from at least Indo-Iranian period originally meaning "evil-minded", the component parts go back to Proto-Indo-European *dus- (bad) and *ménos (mind); see there for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian دشمن
Iranian Persian دشمن
Tajiki Persian душман (dušman)

دشمن (došman) (plural دشمنان (došmanân))

  1. enemy

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (došman).

NounEdit

دشمن (duśmaṇm (Gurmukhi spelling ਦੁਸ਼ਮਣ)

  1. enemy, villain



UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian دشمن (došman).

NounEdit

دشمن (duśmanm (Hindi spelling दुश्मन)

  1. enemy, foe

Related termsEdit