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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ش ر ع (š-r-ʿ). Has the form of an active participle but the corresponding verb شَرَعَ (šaraʿa, to have an outlet into the street) may rather be derived from the noun; other meanings of the verb don't fit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شَارِع (šāriʿm (plural شَوَارِع (šawāriʿ))

  1. street

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “شرع”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic.

NounEdit

شارع (šâre)

  1. street
  2. road
  3. legislator
  4. lawgiver

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian شارع, from Arabic

NounEdit

شارع (śār'ef

  1. street
  2. road
  3. highway
  4. legislator
  5. lawgiver

See alsoEdit