روی

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian lwd ‎(rôy, copper, brass) (Manichaean Middle Persian rwy ‎(rôy, copper, brass), Parthian rwδ ‎(rōδ, copper)). Compare Old Armenian արոյր ‎(aroyr), from Iranian.

NounEdit

روی ‎(rôy)

  1. (archaic) bronze
  2. zinc

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian lwd ‎(rôy, face) (Manichaean Middle Persian rwy ‎(rôy, face)).

NounEdit

روی ‎(rôy)

  1. face

Etymology 3Edit

PrepositionEdit

روی ‎(rôy-e)

  1. on
  2. above
  3. upon
Usage notesEdit

In formal speech it is sometimes used with بر ‎(bar): بر روی ‎(bar rôye).


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

NounEdit

روی ‎(ravim ‎(Hindi spelling रवि)

  1. (astronomy) sun

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