Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root س ل ح (s-l-ḥ). Cognate with Hebrew שֶׁלַח (shélach, dagger, short sword).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /si.laːħ/
    • (Moroccan) IPA(key): /slaːħ/
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Noun edit

سِلَاح (silāḥm (plural أَسْلِحَة (ʔasliḥa))

  1. weapon, arm
    • 2020 December 10, Al Jazeera[1], archived from the original on 4 January 2021:
      مَدَّدَتِ ٱلْحُكُومَةُ ٱلْأَلْمَانِيَّةُ [] ٱلْحَظْرَ ٱلْمَفْرُوضَ عَلَى تَصْدِيرِ ٱلْأَسْلِحَةِ لِلْمَمْلَكَةِ ٱلْعَرَبِيَّةِ ٱلسَّعُودِيَّةِ حَتَّى نِهَايَةِ عَامِ 2021، وَذَٰلِكَ لِلْخَوْفِ مِنِ ٱسْتِخْدَامِ ٱلسِّلَاحِ فِي ٱلْحَرْبِ ٱلَّتِي تَقُودُهَا ٱلْمَمْلَكَةُ فِي ٱلْيَمَنِ.
      maddadati l-ḥukūmatu l-ʔalmāniyyatu [] l-ḥaẓra l-mafrūḍa ʕalā taṣdīri l-ʔasliḥati lilmamlakati l-ʕarabiyyati s-saʕūdiyyati ḥattā nihāyati ʕāmi 2021, waḏālika lilḵawfi mini stiḵdāmi s-silāḥi fī l-ḥarbi llatī taqūduhā l-mamlakatu fī l-yamani.
      The German government has decided to extend the ban on exporting weapons to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia till the end of 2021, fearing the weapons’ use in the war the Kingdom wages in Yemen.
  2. branch of the armed forces
  3. armor
  4. steel claw
  5. plowshare

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Etymology edit

From Arabic سِلَاح (silāḥ).

Noun edit

سلاح (silah) (plural اسلحه)

  1. weapon, arms
    سفربرلك وار
    عسكر اولانلر سلاح آلتنه
    سفربرلكك برنجی گنی [...]در
    seferberlik var
    asker olanlar silah altına
    seferberliğin birinci günü [...]dır
    There is mobilization!
    Soldiers under the arms!
    First day of mobilization is [...]

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References edit

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680) “سلاح”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum[2], Vienna, column 2647
  • Redhouse, James W. (1890) “سلاح”, in A Turkish and English Lexicon[3], Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 1069
  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007) “sileáhe”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот [Turskite elementi vo aromanskiot]‎[4], put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите [Makedonska akademija na naukite i umetnostite], →ISBN, page 174

Persian edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic سِلَاح (silāḥ).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? silāh
Dari reading? silāh
Iranian reading? selâh
Tajik reading? siloh

Noun edit

سِلاح (selâh) (plural سلاح‌ها (selâh-hâ) or اسلحه (aslahe))

  1. weapon

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Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persian سلاح (silāh), from Arabic سِلَاح (silāḥ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

سِلاح (silāhf (formal plural اسلحہ, Hindi spelling सिला)

  1. weapon
  2. arms
  3. armor