خام

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PashtoEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

خام ‎(xâm)

  1. raw, uncooked (of food)
  2. unpaved (of a road)
  3. unripe (of fruit)

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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian hʾm ‎(xām, crude, raw), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Old Armenian հում ‎(hum).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خام ‎(xâm) ‎(comparative خام‌تر, superlative خام‌ترین)

  1. crude
  2. raw

DescendantsEdit

  • → Armenian: խամ ‎(xam)

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “xām”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 93
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