ArabicEdit

 
سَرَطَان
 
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EtymologyEdit

Compare Classical Syriac ܣܪܛܢܐ(sarṭānā), and Hebrew סַרְטָן(sarṭā́n). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

سَرَطَان (saraṭānm (plural سَرَطَانَات(saraṭānāt) or سَرَاطِين(sarāṭīn))

  1. crab
    السَّرَطَان(as-saraṭān, Cancer (sign of the zodiac))
    سَرَطَان بَحْرِيّ(saraṭān baḥriyy, lobster)
  2. (medicine, uncountable) cancer, carcinoma
  3. the fourth solar month (June to July, Saudi Arabia)

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Armenian: սարատան (saratan), սարատայն (saratayn), սարաթան (saratʿan)
  • Persian: سرطان(saratân)

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PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَرَطَان(saraṭān).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian سرطان
Iranian Persian
Tajik саратон (saraton)

سرطان (saratân)

  1. (medicine) cancer, carcinoma
  2. crab (crustaceans)

Derived termsEdit