شل

PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

شل ‎(šël)

  1. twenty

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

شل ‎(šol)

  1. soft, limp
  2. loose, lax

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Mazanderani اشکل ‎(eškel, thigh, thighbone), from Proto-Indo-European *skelo-.

NounEdit

شل ‎(šal)

  1. thigh of a man
  2. thin, colored leather
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

شل ‎(šel)

  1. spear, javelin
  2. trident, harpoon

Etymology 4Edit

Akin to Arabic شَلّ ‎(šall), an Iranian borrowing.

AdjectiveEdit

شل ‎(šal)

  1. lame

ReferencesEdit

  • شل in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
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