See also: جواب

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭧𐭥𐭠𐭡(ḥʿʾb /xvāb/), from Proto-Iranian *hwap-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swap-, from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (to dream).[1] Compare Kurdish xew, xewn, and Ancient Greek ὕπνος (húpnos, sleep), whence hypnosis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian خواب
Iranian Persian
Tajik хоб (xob)

خواب (xâb)

  1. dream
  2. sleep

AdjectiveEdit

خواب (xâb)

  1. asleep

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nourai, Ali (2011) An Etymological Dictionary of Persian, English and other Indo-European Languages, page 462

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian خواب(xâb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xʋɑːb/, /xɑːb/

NounEdit

خواب (xvābm (Hindi spelling ख़्वाब)

  1. dream

SynonymsEdit