PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (kml /kamar/, waist, belt, girdle), 𐫞𐫖𐫡‎(qmr‎ /kamar/, vault) from Old Persian, from Proto-Iranian *kamarā- (something curved), from *kamárati, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂m-ér-e-ti, from *kh₂em- (to bend, curve). See it for more.

PronunciationEdit

Dari Persian کمر
Iranian Persian
Tajik камар (kamar)

NounEdit

کمر (kamar)

  1. waist
  2. girdle, belt
  3. the middle of a mountain
  4. the flank of an army
  5. arch, cupola, dome, arched bridge

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Further readingEdit

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph, “کمر”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary[1], London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1892, page 1049

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian کمر(kamar).

NounEdit

کمر (kamarf (Hindi spelling कमर)

  1. waist