See also: ماہ

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Formally from م و ه (m-w-h) and its variant, م ي ه (m-y-h), both of which derive denominally from مَاء (māʔ), itself being ultimately from Proto-Semitic *māy-.

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مَاهَ (māha) I, non-past يَمُوهُ or يَمِيهُ‎ (yamūhu or yamīhu)

  1. (intransitive) to abound with water
  2. (transitive) to give water to, to hydrate
    Synonyms: سَقَى (saqā), رَوَى (rawā)
    1. (transitive) to water (an animal)

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مَاهَ (māha) I, non-past يَمَاهُ‎ (yamāhu)

  1. (intransitive) to abound with water

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مَاهَ (māha) I, non-past يَمُوهُ‎ (yamūhu)

  1. (transitive) (with بِ (bi)) to mix (something) with (something)

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From Middle Persian 𐭡𐭩𐭥𐭧 (byʿḥ /⁠māh⁠/), from Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐏃 (m-a-h /⁠māha⁠/), from Proto-Iranian *mā́Hah (compare Northern Kurdish meh, mang, Ossetian мӕй (mæj), Avestan 𐬨𐬃 (mā̊), 𐬨𐬂𐬢𐬵 (måŋh), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā́Has (compare Sanskrit मास (mā́sa)), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month) (compare Albanian muaj, Armenian ամիս (amis), French mois, Tocharian A mañ, English moon, month). Doublet of مانگ (mâng, Moon).[1]

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Classical reading? māh
Dari reading? māh
Iranian reading? mâh
Tajik reading? moh
  • (file)

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Dari ماه
Iranian Persian
Tajik моҳ

ماه (mâh) (plural ماه‌ها (mâh-hâ))

  1. moon
  2. month

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ماه (mâh)

  1. fair (beautiful)
    Synonyms: ماهرو (mâhru), ماهرُخ (mâhrox)
  2. lovely
    تو خیلی ماهیto xeyli mâhi.You are so lovely.

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Descendants edit

  • Gujarati: માહ (māh)
  • Urdu: ماہ (māh)

References edit

  1. ^ Edelʹman, D. I. (2015) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume 5, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, page 338