ابرو

See also: آبرو‎, آثرو‎, أتزو, and أثرو

PersianEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

  • برو(baru) (archaic, poetic)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian blwk' (brūg), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰrū-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰruH-. Cognates include Northern Kurdish birû, Ossetian ӕрфыг (ærfyg), Sanskrit भ्रू (bhrū), Old English brū (English brow), Ancient Greek ὀφρύς (ophrús), Old East Slavic бръвь (brŭvĭ), Proto-Slavic *bry.

PronunciationEdit

Dari Persian ابرو
Iranian Persian
Tajik абрӯ (abrü)

NounEdit

ابرو (abru) (plural ابروها(abru-hâ))

  1. eyebrow

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) , “brūg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 20

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian ابرو(abru), from Middle Persian blwk' (brūg), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰruH-.

NounEdit

ابرو (abrūf (Hindi spelling अब्रू)

  1. eyebrow