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EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Sumerian 𒍣𒍝𒀭 (/zizān/, wheat). Compare Aramaic זוּנִין(zōnīn, ryegrass), Classical Syriac ܙܺܽܝܙܳܢܳܐ(zīzān, ryegrass), Ancient Greek ζιζάνιον (zizánion, ryegrass).

NounEdit

زُوَان or زُوَّان or زَوَان or زِوَان (zuwān or zuwwān or zawān or ziwānm

  1. darnel, ryegrass (Lolium gen. et spp.)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • zwnyn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • zyzn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “زوان”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 268
  • Löw, Immanuel (1928) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 1, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 723–729
  • Löw, Immanuel (1881) Aramæische Pflanzennamen[2] (in German), Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, pages 133–134

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (uzvān), from Proto-Iranian *hižwáH (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه(žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁(hizuuā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́iȷ́ʰwáH (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā), Hindi जीभ (jībh)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язы́к (jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

NounEdit

زوان (zovân, zavân)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language