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Alternative formsEdit

  • گو(gow), گا() (dialectal)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian TWRA (gāw), from Old Persian [Term?], from Proto-Iranian *gāu-, *gau-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gāuš,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian گاو
Iranian Persian
Tajik гов (gov)

گاو (gâv) (plural گاوها(gâv-hâ))

  1. cow
    گاو حسن چه جوره؟‎‎ ― gâv-e Hassan čejure?What's Hassan's cow like?

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203