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EtymologyEdit

From Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm). Compare Old Armenian կարմիր (karmir), Hebrew כַּרְמִיל(karmīl), Iranian borrowings.

NounEdit

قِرْمِز (qirmizm

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. crimson, scarlet, vermillion, red

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Colors in Arabic · أَلْوَان(ʾalwān) (layout · text)
     أَبْيَض(ʾabyaḍ), أَشْيَب(ʾašyab)      رَمَادِيّ(ramādiyy), أَغْبَر(ʾaḡbar), أَعْفَر(ʾaʿfar)      أَسْوَد(ʾaswad), غِرْبِيب(ḡirbīb), أَحَمّ(ʾaḥamm), أَدْهَم(ʾadham)
             أَحْمَر(ʾaḥmar), أَصْهَب(ʾaṣhab); قِرْمِزِيّ(qirmiziyy)              أَمْغَر(ʾamḡar), بُرْتُقَالِيّ(burtuqāliyy); بُنِّيّ(bunniyy), أَسْمَر(ʾasmar)              أَصْفَر(ʾaṣfar), أَشْقَر(ʾašqar); قِشْدِيّ(qišdiyy)
             لَيْمِيّ(laymiyy)              أَخْضَر(ʾaḵḍar), أَحْوَى(ʾaḥwā)              نَعْنَاعِيّ(naʿnāʿiyy)
             سَمَاوِيّ(samāwiyy), فَيْرُوزِيّ(fayrūziyy); حَذَفِيّ(ḥaḏafiyy), شَرْشِيرِيّ(šaršīriyy)              لَازُوَرْدِيّ(lāzuwardiyy)              أَزْرَق(ʾazraq)
             بَنَفْسَجِيّ(banafsajiyy), فِرْفِيرِيّ(firfīriyy); نِيلِيّ(nīliyy)              فُوشِيّ(fūšiyy); أُرْجُوَانِيّ(ʾurjuwāniyy)              وَرْدِيّ(wardiyy), زَهْرِيّ (zahriyy)

ReferencesEdit

  • Korn, Agnes; Warning, Georg (2017-07-26), “Armenian karmir, Sogdian karmīr ‘red’, Hebrew karmīl and the Armenian Scale Insect Dye in Antiquity”, in Gaspa, Salvatore; Michel, Cécile; Nosch, Marie-Louise, editors, Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean and Europe, 1000 BC to 1000 AD[1], Lincoln, Nebraska: Zea Books, DOI:10.13014/K2S46PVB, →ISBN, pages 173–187

PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قِرْمِز(qirmiz), Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm).

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NounEdit

قرمز (qermez)

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. crimson, scarlet, vermillion, red
    قرمزی روز‎ ― qermezi-ruzred sky before sunrise.
  3. sanguine

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ReferencesEdit

  • Korn, Agnes; Warning, Georg (2017-07-26), “Armenian karmir, Sogdian karmīr ‘red’, Hebrew karmīl and the Armenian Scale Insect Dye in Antiquity”, in Gaspa, Salvatore; Michel, Cécile; Nosch, Marie-Louise, editors, Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean and Europe, 1000 BC to 1000 AD[2], Lincoln, Nebraska: Zea Books, DOI:10.13014/K2S46PVB, →ISBN, pages 176–178

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian قرمز‎, from Arabic قِرْمِز(qirmiz), from Persian *کرمست (*kermest), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kŕ̥miš (worm).

NounEdit

قرمز (qirmizm (Hindi spelling क़िरमिज़)

  1. kermes insect (Kermes ilicis, an insect found on the kermes oak that is used to make crimson dyes)
  2. cochineal
  3. crimson, vermilion

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