забон

TajikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian uzvān, from Proto-Iranian *hiźu̯ā- (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه (žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬍𐬰𐬏𐬁 (hizvā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā), Hindi जीभ (jībh)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язык (jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajik забон (zabon)

забон (zabon) (plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

InflectionEdit

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 08:31