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Ottoman TurkishEdit

NounEdit

وزیر (vezirm, وزیرلر (vezirler) pl

  1. minister, cabinet minister
  2. vizier
  3. helper, assistant
  4. queen (in chess)

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Roman spelling: vezir


PersianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَزِير (wazīr, helper, aide, minister, one who bears (the burden of office)), from an Iranian source. Compare Middle Persian wcyl (vičīr (early), wizīr (late), decision, judgment), Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬗𐬌𐬭𐬀 (vīcira, arbitrator, judge), Old Armenian վճիռ (včiṙ).[1]

NounEdit

وزیر (vazir) (plural وزرا (vozarâ) or وزیران (vazirân))

  1. minister
  2. vizier
  3. (chess) queen

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج (mohre-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
           
شاه (šâh) وزیر (vazir) رخ (rox),
قلعه (qal'e)
فیل (fil) اسب (asb) پیاده (piyâde),
سرباز (sarbâz)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "vizier." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian وزیر, from Arabic وزير.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

وزیر (vazīrmplural وزرا (vuzarā), وزیران (vazīrān), وزیرے (vazire)

  1. minister
  2. vizier

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