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نای

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Armenian նետ (net, arrow).

NounEdit

نای (nây)

  1. ney
  2. reed
  3. reed-pipe
  4. flute, flageolet, fife
  5. a reed played upon by the dervīshes
  6. throat
  7. pride, vainglory

ReferencesEdit

  • نای in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul