See also: زمين

Baluchi edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Iranian *jáHs, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ʰžʰáHs, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Noun edit

زمین (zamín)

  1. earth
  2. land
  3. ground
  4. soil

Persian edit

Alternative forms edit

  • زمی (zami) (archaic, dialectal)

Etymology edit

From earlier زمی (zami), from Middle Persian zmyk' (zamīg, earth), from Proto-Iranian *jáHs (compare Northern Kurdish zevî, Northern Luri زمی (zemi), Avestan 𐬰𐬃 (zā̊)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ʰžʰáHs (compare Sanskrit क्ष (kṣa)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm (compare Russian земля́ (zemljá), Latvian zeme, Latin humus, Ancient Greek χθών (khthṓn)).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? zamīn
Dari reading? zamīn
Iranian reading? zamin
Tajik reading? zamin

Noun edit

Dari زمین
Iranian Persian
Tajik замин

زَمین (zamin) (plural زمین‌ها (zamin-hâ))

  1. earth
  2. Earth
  3. land
  4. soil
  5. ground
  6. estate

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

Proper noun edit

زمین (zamin)

  1. Earth

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

See also edit

References edit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “zamīg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 98

Urdu edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persian زمین (zamin), from earlier زمی (zami), from Middle Persian zmyk' (zamīg, earth). Compare Punjabi زمین (zamīn), Sindhi زمين (zamīnu).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

زَمِین (zamīnf (Hindi spelling ज़मीन)

  1. land, plot, estate (area)
  2. soil
    Synonyms: مِٹّی (miṭṭī), خاک (xāk)
  3. the Earth, world (as opposed to the sky, heaven)
    Synonyms: دنیا (duniyā), دھرتی (dhartī)
  4. surface, ground
    Synonym: فرش (farś)
  5. region, area
    Synonyms: خطا (xittā), ارض (arz), علاقہ (ilāqa)
  6. country, land, homeland
    Synonyms: وطن (vatan), دیس (des), سرزمین (sarzamīn)
  7. (poetry) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

Declension edit

Declension of زمین
singular plural
direct زمین (zamīn) زمینیں (zamīnẽ)
oblique زمین (zamīn) زمینوں (zamīnõ)
vocative زمین (zamīn) زمینو (zamīno)

References edit

  • زمین”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • زمین”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.