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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (uzvān), from Proto-Iranian *hižwáH (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه(žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁(hizuuā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĵiĵʰwáH (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 Persian زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajiki Persian забон (zabon)

забон (zabon) (plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

InflectionEdit