See also: بسم‎, تشم, and تسم

PersianEdit

Dari Persian پشم
Iranian Persian
Tajik пашм (pašm)
 
پشم

EtymologyEdit

From Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬱𐬨𐬀𐬥(pašman)[1][2] from Proto-Iranian *pášma, Proto-Indo-Iranian *páćšma, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peḱ- (wool, to pluck wool).[3]

NounEdit

پشم (pašm)

  1. wool
    پشمِ گوسفند‎‎ ― pašm-e gusfandfleece (lit. sheep wool)
  2. (slang) androgenic hair
    پشمِ سینه‎‎ ― pašm-e sinechest hair
  3. (slang) pubic hair

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 797
  2. ^ M. Tavoosî, A Glossary of Shâyast Nê Shâyast, Shirâz University publications, 1986, pages 123 and 125
  3. ^ Nourai, Ali (2011) An Etymological Dictionary of Persian, English and other Indo-European Languages, page 357