See also: ژنand رن

ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

زِنْ (zin) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَزَنَ(wazana)

VerbEdit

زِنَّ (zinna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of وَزَنَ(wazana)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (zan), from Proto-Iranian *ǰánHh, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷḗn.

Cognates include English queen, Kurdish jin, Greek γυναίκα (gynaíka), Russian жена (žena), etc..

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Dari Persian زن
Iranian Persian
Tajik зан (zan)

زن (zan) (plural زنان(zanân) or زن‌ها(zan-hâ))

  1. woman
  2. wife
    برادر زنم یک هفته با ما می‌مونه.
    Barâdar-e zanam yek hafte bâ mâ mi-mune.
    My wife's brother is staying with us for a week.
  3. female

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