See also: وزير

Ottoman Turkish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic وَزِير (wazīr).

Noun edit

وزیر (vezir) (plural وزیرلر (vezirler))

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

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic وَزِير (wazīr).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? wazīr
Dari reading? wazīr
Iranian reading? vazir
Tajik reading? vazir

Noun edit

Dari وزیر
Iranian Persian
Tajik вазир

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

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

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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)

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Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persian وَزیر (wazīr), from Arabic وَزِير (wazīr).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

وَزِیر (vazīrm (formal plural وُزَرا (vuzarā) or وَزِیران (vazīrān) or وَزِیرے (vazīre), Hindi spelling वज़ीर)

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

Declension edit

Declension of وزیر
singular plural
direct وزیر (vazīr) وزیر (vazīr)
oblique وزیر (vazīr) وزیروں (vazīrō̃)
vocative وزیر (vazīr) وزیرو (vazīrō)

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