مشرق

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Noun of place from the verb شَرْق(šarq, east), from the root ش ر ق(š-r-q).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مَشْرِق (mašriqm (dual مَشْرِقَان(mašriqān), plural مَشَارِق(mašāriq))

  1. east, direction where the sun rises
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:258:
      قَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْتِي بِالشَّمْسِ مِنَ الْمَشْرِقِ فَأْتِ بِهَا مِنَ الْمَغْرِبِ فَبُهِتَ الَّذِي كَفَرَ
      qāla ʾibrāhīmu faʾinna l-laha yaʾtī bi-š-šamsi mina l-mašriqi faʾti bihā mina l-maḡribi fabuhita allaḏī kafara
      Abraham said, "God indeed brings the sun from the east; now you bring it from the west." Thereat the faithless one was dumbfounded.
  2. time of sunrise
  3. an eastern country
  4. a sunny place

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • Swahili: mashariki

Proper nounEdit

مَشْرِق (mašriqm

  1. Mashriq

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic مَشْرِق(mašriq).

NounEdit

مشرق (mašreq)

  1. east
  2. East

SynonymsEdit

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian.

NounEdit

مشرق (maśriq?

  1. east