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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐫗𐫍𐫗𐫃(nhng /nihang/, crocodile).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

نهنگ (nahang) (plural نهنگ‌ها(nahang-hâ) or نهنگان(nahangân))

  1. (archaic) crocodile
  2. whale

ReferencesEdit

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “nhng”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols, page 242