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EtymologyEdit

From Persian نماز (namâz).

NounEdit

نماز (namâz)

  1. (Islam) prayer

PersianEdit

 
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Dari نماز
Iranian Persian نماز
Tajik намоз (namoz)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭥𐭮𐭢𐭣𐭤 (namāč, namāz, reverence, prostration, prayer) / 𐬥𐬀𐬨𐬁𐬰 (namāz), from the Proto-Indo-Iranian root *namas- (to bow, prostrate). Compare Sanskrit नमस् (namas).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

نماز (namâz) (plural نمازها (namâz-hâ))

  1. prayer
    نماز جمعه‎ ― namâz-e jom'eFriday prayers
  2. (Islam) salat

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ReferencesEdit

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

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian نماز (namâz).

NounEdit

نماز (namāzf (Hindi spelling नमाज़)

  1. salat
  2. prayer