Barbacane - Farsi

This is our main forum. Here, anything related to languages and linguistics can be discussed.

Moderator: Forum Administrators

Margrave
Posts: 1
Joined: 2017-09-16, 18:40

Barbacane - Farsi

Postby Margrave » 2020-02-12, 21:04

Hi!

Not sure this is the right forum.

I was looking into the etymology of the French word barbacane, which is a military construction with loopholes to facilitate shooting the enemy outside the city/fortress wall. The etymology would be in the Farsi word bârbâk-khaneh or bab-khanah . I wonder if this Farsi word really exists and if yes, which is the meaning.

Any advice is welcome! :)

Return to “General Language Forum”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest