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NumeralEdit

بیست (bíst)

  1. twenty

See alsoEdit


Central KurdishEdit

Central Kurdish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : بیست (bîst)
    Ordinal : بیستەم(bîstem)
    Ordinal II : بیستەمین(bîstemîn)

EtymologyEdit

Compare Persian بیست(bist).

NumeralEdit

بیست (bîst)

  1. twenty; 20

PersianEdit

Dari Persian بيست
Iranian Persian
Tajik бист (bist)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (wyst' /wīst/) (Manichaean Middle Persian 𐫇𐫏𐫘𐫤(wyst /wīst/) ) [1] Old Persian 𐎻𐎡𐎰𐎫 (vi-i-θ-t /*wīθati/), from Proto-Iranian *HwiHćati, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HwiHćati from Proto-Indo-European *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti (two-ten). Cognates include Avestan 𐬬𐬍𐬯𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌(vīsaiti), Kurdish bîst, Khotanese [script needed] (bistä), Ossetian инсӕй (insæj), Sanskrit विंशति (viṃśati), Hindi बीस (bīs) and Punjabi ਵੀਹ (vīh).

NumeralEdit

بیست (bist)

  1. twenty

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “wīst”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press