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TajikEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajik забон (zabon)

забон (zabon) (plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

InflectionEdit