Persian: Arch Maker

Discussion in 'Indo-Iranian Languages' started by Lark-lover, May 8, 2014.

  1. Lark-lover

    Lark-lover Senior Member

    Arabic
    Salam ..
    In Persian language, what do you call the one who makes arches , an arch maker?

    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. Aryamp

    Aryamp Persimod

    Tehran
    Persian
    Salam!

    کمان ساز Kamân sâz

    کمان = arch
    ساز = suffix for maker
     
  3. Lark-lover

    Lark-lover Senior Member

    Arabic
    Thanks a lot.
    I read somewhere it sounds like mogamjer or Kamanker?
     
  4. Qureshpor Senior Member

    Punjabi, Urdu پنجابی، اردو
    I had محراب ساز in mind!
     
  5. Jervoltage Senior Member

    Persian
    I think کمان ساز is a bowyer (= a person who makes bows.) As for "an arch maker", طاق زن (= vaulter) is the closest I can think of.
     

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