See also: سس

BaluchiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *šwáš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *šwáćš, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

NumeralEdit

شش (šaš)

  1. six

NounEdit

شش (šaš)

  1. six (digit)

MazanderaniEdit

NumeralEdit

شش (šeš)

  1. six

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (šaš), from Proto-Iranian *šwáš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *šwáćš, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Northern Kurdish şeş, Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬱(xṣ̌uuaš), Khotanese kṣäṣa̮ (six), Sanskrit षष् (ṣáṣ), Hindi छह (chah), Spanish seis, German sechs, Lithuanian šeši, Russian шесть (šestʹ), Armenian վեց (vecʿ), Greek έξι (éxi).

Alternative formsEdit

Dari Persian شش
Iranian Persian
Tajik шаш (šaš)

PronunciationEdit

Persian numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 ۶
6
7  → 
    Cardinal: شش
    Ordinal: ششم

NumeralEdit

شش (šeš) (Persian numeral ۶‎)

  1. six

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian swš (suš, lung). Cognate with Avestan 𐬯𐬎𐬱(suš, lung).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شش (šoš) (plural شش‌ها(šoš-hâ))

Dari Persian شش
Iranian Persian
Tajik шуш (šuš)
  1. lung
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) , “¹suš”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 78