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ArabicEdit

NounEdit

جَوّ (jawwm (dual جَوَّانِ(jawwāni), plural أَجْوَاء(ʾajwāʾ) or جِوَاء(jiwāʾ))

  1. air (the apparently open space above the ground)
    Coordinate terms: بَحْر(baḥr), بَرّ(barr)
  2. atmosphere
  3. wide valley
  4. open pasture-ground
  5. interior of a house
  6. hall
  7. Al-Yamama (ancient district in Saudi Arabia)

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PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ǰaw) or [script needed] (yaw), from Proto-Indo-European *yéw(h₁)os (barley, grain, cereal). Cognate with Avestan 𐬫𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀(yauua), Sanskrit यव (yava), Ancient Greek ζειᾱ́ (zeiā́, einkorn wheat), Irish eorna (barley), Lithuanian javaĩ (grain). Also compare Java.

NounEdit

Dari Persian جو
Iranian Persian جو
Tajiki Persian ҷав (jav)

جو (jou)

  1. barley
  2. grain

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (joi) or Middle Persian [script needed] (yoi), from Old Persian [script needed] (yauviya). Cognate with Kurdish co and Sanskrit यव्या (yavyā).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian جو, جوی
Iranian Persian جو, جوی
Tajiki Persian ҷӯ, ҷӯй (jü, jüy)

جو (ju)

  1. stream
  2. brook
  3. irrigation channel

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic جَوّ(jaww, weather, environment).

NounEdit

جو (javv)

  1. air
  2. sky
  3. atmosphere

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

جو (ju)

  1. present stem form of جستن