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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian nʾd (nāy, reed, cane; tube, pipe, flute, clarion), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?] (compare Sanskrit नड (naḍá)), from Proto-Indo-European *nedo- (reed); See Old Armenian նետ (net, arrow) for more.

NounEdit

نای (nây)

  1. reed
  2. reed-pipe
  3. flute, flageolet, fife
  4. ney
  5. throat
  6. pride, vainglory

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