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مرجان
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Classical Syriac ܡܪܰܓܳܢ(margān, pearl-like), from ܡܰܪܓܳܢܺܝܬܳܐ(margānīṯā, pearl), from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs, pearl), an Iranian borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَرْجَان or مُرْجَان (marjān or murjānm (collective, singulative مَرْجَانَة(marjāna) or مُرْجَانَة(murjāna))

  1. small pearls
  2. corals

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ReferencesEdit

  • mrgny”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 59

PersianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَرْجَان(marjān).

NounEdit

Dari Persian مرجان
Iranian Persian مرجان
Tajiki Persian марҷон (marjon)

مرجان (marjân) (plural مرجان‌ها(marjân-hâ))

  1. coral

Proper nounEdit

مرجان (marjân)

  1. A female given name, Marjan.

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