See also: شێر‎, سیر‎, سير, and ـسز

BaluchiEdit

NounEdit

شیر (šír)

  1. milk

Central KurdishEdit

 
شیر

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Persian شیر(šīr).

NounEdit

شیر (şîr)

  1. milk (the liquid)

PersianEdit

 
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یک شیرِ نرِ آفریقایی‎ ― A male African lion

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian 𐫢𐫃𐫡(šgr /šagr, šēr/, lion; (astronomy) Leo).

The meaning of “faucet, tap” is from the fact that the first taps in Iran looked like lions heads.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شیر (šir) (plural شیرها(šir-hâ) or شیران(širân))

  1. lion
  2. faucet, tap

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (HLḆA), [Book Pahlavi needed] (šyl), 𐫢𐫏𐫏𐫡(šyyr /šīr/, milk), from Proto-Iranian *xšiHrám, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kšiHrám.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شیر (šir)

  1. milk
    • کمی شیر اضافه کن
      kami šir ezâfe kon
      Add a little milk.
InflectionEdit
Possessive forms of شیر (šir)
singular plural
1st person
(“my, our”)
شیرم
(širam)
شیرمان
(širemân)
[Term?]
(širemun)
2nd person
(“your”)
شیرت
(širat)
[Term?]
(širet)
شیرتان
(širetân)
[Term?]
(širetun)
3rd person
(“his, her, its, their”)
شیرش
(širaš)
[Term?]
(šireš)
شیرشان
(širešân)
[Term?]
(širešun)
Colloquial.
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Bengali: শের (śer)
  • Gilaki: شیر(šīr)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: शीर (śīr)
    Urdu: شیر(šīr)
  • Ottoman Turkish: شیر(şîr)

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) , “šīr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 90

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian شیر(šēr).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ʃeːɾ/

NounEdit

شیر (šerm (Hindi spelling शेर)

  1. lion
    Synonym: سنگھ(sĩṅgh)
  2. tiger
    Synonym: باگھ(bāgh)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of شیر
singular plural
direct شیر(śer) شیر(śer)
oblique شیر(śer) شیروں(śerō̃)
vocative شیر(śer) شیرو(śerō)

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian شیر(šir).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ʃiːɾ/

NounEdit

شیر (šīrm (Hindi spelling शीर)

  1. milk
    Synonym: دودھ(dūdh)