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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