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BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

مشک (mušk)

  1. mouse
  2. rat

See alsoEdit


PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian mwšk' (mušk, musk), from Sanskrit मुष्क (muṣka). Compare Old Armenian մուշկ (mušk), an Iranian borrowing and also English musk.

NounEdit

مشک (mošk)

  1. musk
    • 1259, Saadi Shirazi, Gulistan; also a Persian proverb:
      • مشک آن است که خود ببوید، نه آنکه عطار بگوید.‏
        Mošk ân ast ke xod bebuyad, na ânke attâr beguyad.
        [The good] musk is the one which smells by itself, not by the words [compliments] of the perfumer.

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Kurdish mişk.

NounEdit

مشک (mošk)

  1. (dialectal, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) mouse

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Persian mšk' (mašk, mussuck, skin bag), from Old Persian 𐎶𐏁𐎣𐎠 (maškā-, (inflated cow) skin), ultimately a Semitic borrowing; compare Proto-Semitic *mašk-.

NounEdit

مشک (mašk) (plural مشک‌ها (mašk-hâ))

  1. waterskin, mussuck

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “¹mašk”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 55

Southwestern FarsEdit

NounEdit

مشک (mošk)

  1. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) mouse

UrduEdit

NounEdit

مشک (mushkm

  1. musk