See also: نيم

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭥𐭢, 𐭭𐭩𐭬(nēm, half) (logogram PRG from Aramaic), from Proto-Iranian *náymah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *náymas (half). Cognate with Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬉𐬨𐬀(naēma), Sanskrit नेम (néma).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari نیم
Iranian Persian
Tajik ним (nim)

نیم (nim)

  1. half
  2. semi-, hemi-

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UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit नियम (niyamá).

PronunciationEdit

(Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /neːm/
(Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /nɪ.jəm/

NounEdit

نیم (nem or niyamm (Hindi spelling नेम or नियम)

  1. rule
  2. law
  3. principle
  4. regulation
  5. restriction
  6. obligation
  7. custom
  8. contract
  9. penance
  10. piety
  11. any self-imposed restraint or religious observance
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Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Sanskrit निम्ब (nimba).

PronunciationEdit

(Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /niːm/

NounEdit

نیم (nīmm (Hindi spelling नीम)

  1. neem (Azadirachta indica)

ReferencesEdit

  • John T. Platts (accessed 08-13-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (please provide the title of the work)[1]