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See also: شێر‎, سیر‎, سير, and ـسز

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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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Etymology 1Edit

From late Middle Persian 𐭱𐭢𐭫(šagr, šēr, lion; (astronomy) Leo), from Old Persian *𐏁𐎥𐎼 (*šagra-).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. lion
  2. faucet, tap

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (HLḆA), [Book Pahlavi needed] (šyl), 𐫢𐫏𐫏𐫡(šyyr /šīr/, milk), from Proto-Iranian *xšiHrám (compare Avestan 𐬑𐬱𐬎𐬎𐬌𐬛-(xšuuid-), Kurdish şîr), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kšiHrám (compare Sanskrit क्षीर (kṣīra, milk)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شیر (šir)

  1. milk
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

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).

NounEdit

شیر (šerm (Hindi spelling शेर)

  1. lion
  2. tiger
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian شیر(šir).

NounEdit

شیر (šīrm (Hindi spelling शीर)

  1. milk
SynonymsEdit