See also: اسپand است

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian (compare Northern Kurdish hesp, esp, Persian اسب‎), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit अश्व (áśva)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos.

NounEdit

اسب (asb)

  1. horse

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier اسپ(asp), from Middle Persian SWSYA / ʾsp̄ (asp), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎱 (aspa), from Old Median *aspah (compare Old Persian 𐎠𐎿 (asa)), from Proto-Iranian *Hácwah (compare Avestan 𐬀𐬯𐬞𐬀(aspa), Northern Kurdish hesp, esp, Pashto آس(ās), Ossetian ефс (efs)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háćwas (compare Sanskrit अश्व (áśva)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (compare Ancient Greek ἵππος (híppos), Armenian էշ (ēš, donkey), Lithuanian ašva (mare), Latin equus).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian اسب
Iranian Persian
Tajik асб (asb)

اسب (asb) (plural اسب‌ها(asb-hâ) or اسبان(asbân))

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

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See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج(mohre-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
           
شاه(šâh) وزیر(vazir) رخ(rox),
قلعه(qal'e)
فیل(fil) اسب (asb) پیاده(piyâde),
سرباز(sarbâz)