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See also: زوی, زوى, روى, زوي, and روي

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PersianEdit

 
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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 (roy)

  1. (archaic) bronze
  2. zinc

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

روی (roy)

  1. face

Etymology 3Edit

PrepositionEdit

روی (roy-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

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit