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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian ʾwšmʾlk' (ōšmārag, calculation, reckoning). Related to شمردن(šomordan).

NounEdit

شماره (šomâre)

  1. number
  2. digit

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “ōšmārag”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 62