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BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

زبان ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. tongue
  2. language

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PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian ŠNA / ʾwzwʾn'(uzwān) (Manichaean ʾzwʾn(uzwān)), from Proto-Iranian *hiźwā- (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه(žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬍𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁(hīzuuā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा(jihvā), Hindi जीभ(jībh)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язык(jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajik забон(zabon)

زبان ‎(zabân, zobân) ‎(plural زبان‌ها(zabân-hâ))

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “uzwān”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 85

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian زبان(zabān).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

زبان ‎(zabānf ‎(Hindi spelling ज़बान)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

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