Pashto

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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مرغ (mrağm

  1. a weight used in bodybuilding
  2. a large stone at just the weight that a man can lift, and used in the game or exercise of putting the stone

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References

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  • Raverty, H. G. (1867) “مرغ”, in A dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pus'hto, or language of the Afghans: with remarks on the originality of the language, and its affinity to other oriental tongues, London: Williams & Nortgate
  • Pashto English Dictionary

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Etymology

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From Middle Iranian *murγ (bird) from Proto-Iranian *mr̥gáh (bird). Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (mwlw' /⁠murw⁠/), Parthian [Manichaean needed] (mwrg /⁠murγ⁠/), Avestan 𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬖𐬀 (mərəγa), Pashto مرغه (mërğë), Ossetian маргъ (marǧ), Baluchi مرگ (murg), Old Armenian սիրամարգ (siramarg) and լորամարգ (loramarg).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? murğ
Dari reading? murğ
Iranian reading? morğ
Tajik reading? murġ
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Noun

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Dari مرغ
Iranian Persian
Tajik мурғ

مرغ (morğ) (plural مرغ‌ها (morğ-hâ) or مرغان (morğân))

  1. (archaic) bird
  2. hen

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Azerbaijani: mürğ
  • Chagatai: مرغ
  • Ottoman Turkish: مرغ (mürg)
  • Punjabi:
    Gurmukhi script: ਮੁਰਗ (murag)
    Shahmukhi script: مرغ (murġ)