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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian ʾp̄ḵynk' (ābgēnag, crystal, glass), compound of ʾp̄ (āb, water) + -kyn' (-gēn) + -k' (-ag). Akin to Sogdian [script needed] (ʾʾpkyn-), [script needed] (ʾʾpkynʾk, crystal), Ossetian авг (avg) (Iron) / авгӕ (avgæ, glass; bottle) (Digor), and also Old Armenian ապակի (apaki) and Hungarian üveg (glass; bottle); Iranian borrowings.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical Persian) IPA(key): /ʔɒːbɡiːˈnæ/
  • (Iranian Persian) IPA(key): /ʔɒːbɡiːˈne/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Dari Persian آبگینه
Iranian Persian آبگینه
Tajiki Persian обгина (obgina)

آبگینه (âbgine) (plural آبگینه‌ها(âbgine-hâ))

  1. glass (substance)
  2. glass (drinking vessel)
  3. mirror

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