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EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀚𑀺𑀩𑁆𑀪𑀸 (jibbhā), from Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā, tongue), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́iźʰwáH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́iȷ́ʰwáH (compare Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁(hizuuā), Persian زوان(zavân)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s. Compare Hindi जीभ (jībh, tongue) and Punjabi ਜੀਭ (jībh, tongue).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /t͡ʃʰip/

NounEdit

ćhib f (plural ćhibǎ or ćhiba)

  1. (International Standard) tongue
  2. (International Standard) language

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Caló: chipí

ReferencesEdit

  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018), “ćhib”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, →ISBN, page 135