See also: راع

Arabic edit

Root
ز ي غ (z-y-ḡ)

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

زَاغَ (zāḡa) I, non-past يَزِيغُ‎ (yazīḡu)

  1. to deviate, to turn away, to swerve
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 33:10:
      إِذْ جَاؤُوكُمْ مِنْ فَوْقِكُمْ وَمِنْ أَسْفَلَ مِنْكُمْ وَإِذْ زَاغَتْ الأَبْصَارُ وَبَلَغَتْ الْقُلُوبُ الْحَنَاجِرَ وَتَظُنُّونَ بِاللّٰهِ الظُّنُونَا
      ʔiḏ jāʔūkum min fawqikum wamin ʔasfala minkum waʔiḏ zāḡat al-ʔabṣāru wabalaḡat al-qulūbu l-ḥanājira wataẓunnūna bi-l-lāhi ẓ-ẓunūnā
      [Remember] when they came at you from above you and from below you, and when the gazes shifted, and the hearts reached the throats and you assumed about Allah assumptions.

Conjugation edit

Ottoman Turkish edit

 
زاغ

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Persian زاغ (zâğ, rook).

Noun edit

زاغ (zağ)

  1. carrion crow, the common European black crow (Corvus corone)
  2. rook, a common European bird of the crow family (Corvus frugilegus)

Further reading edit

Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Iranian, from Proto-Iranian (compare Sogdian [script needed] (zʾγ /⁠zāγ⁠/, crow), Northern Kurdish zax (crow), Parthian [script needed] (zxs- /⁠zaxs-⁠/, to sound)).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? zāğ
Dari reading? zāğ
Iranian reading? zâğ
Tajik reading? zoġ

Noun edit

Dari زاغ
Iranian Persian
Tajik зоғ

زاغ (zâğ)

  1. rook (bird)