مشک

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BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

مشک ‎(mušk)

  1. mouse
  2. rat

See alsoEdit


PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian mwšk' ‎(mušk, musk). Compare Old Armenian մուշկ ‎(mušk), an Iranian borrowing.

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

UrduEdit

NounEdit

مشک ‎(mushkm

  1. musk
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