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شهر

شهر

See also: شہر and سہر

Arabic

Verb

شَهَرَ (šahara) I, non-past يَشْهَرُ‎ (yašharu)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to draw (a weapon), to unsheathe

Conjugation

References

  • Wehr, Hans (1976), شهر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb

شَهَّرَ (šahhara) II, non-past يُشَهِّرُ‎ (yušahhiru)

  1. to make well-known, to make famous, to make notorious
  2. to spread, to make known, to divulge
  3. to proclaim, to announce
  4. to defame, to slander, to revile, to pillory, to condemn, to denounce

Conjugation

Noun

شَهْر (šahr) m (plural أَشْهُر (ʾašhur) or شُهُور (šuhūr))

  1. verbal noun of شَهَرَ (šahara) (form I)
  2. month (unit of time)
  3. new moon (beginning of the lunar month)
    شَهْر الْعَسَل (šahr al-ʿasal, honeymoon)

Declension


Ottoman Turkish

Etymology

From Persian شهر (šahr).

Noun

شهر (şehir)

  1. city
  2. town
  3. borough

Persian

Dari شهر
Iranian Persian شهر
Tajik шаҳр (šahr)

Etymology

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩 (šahr), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaça-).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ʃæhɾ], [ʃæːhɾ], [ʃæːɾ]

Noun

شهر (šahr) (plural شهرها (šahr-hâ))

  1. city, town
  2. (obsolete) country

Related terms

Descendants