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BaluchiEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NumeralEdit

شش ‎(šaš)

  1. six

NounEdit

شش ‎(šaš)

  1. six (digit)

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Kurdish şeş, Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬱 ‎(χšvaš), Khotanese kṣäṣa̮ ‎(six), Sanskrit षष् ‎(ṣáṣ), Hindi छह ‎(chah), Spanish seis, German sechs, Lithuanian šеšì, Russian шесть ‎(šestʹ), Armenian վեց ‎(vecʿ), Greek έξι ‎(éxi).

Alternative formsEdit

Dari شش
Iranian Persian شش
Tajik шаш ‎(šaš)

NumeralEdit

شش ‎(šeš)

  1. (cardinal) six

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Dari شش
Iranian Persian شش
Tajik шуш ‎(šuš)

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

NounEdit

شش ‎(šoš) ‎(plural شش‌ها ‎(šoš-hâ))

  1. lung
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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