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یک گاومیش

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian TWRAmyš (gāw-mēš, literally cow-sheep); compare Persian گاو (gâv, cow) and میش (mêš, ewe) for the constituents.

The Iranian word has been borrowed all over the Orient: compare Old Armenian գոմէշ (gomēš), Classical Syriac ܓܡܘܫܐ (gāmōšā), Arabic جاموس (jāmūs), Georgian გამეში (gameši), კამეჩი (ḳameči), კამბეჩი (ḳambeči), Chechen гомаш (gomaš), Ossetian къамбец (k’ambec).

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NounEdit

گاومیش (gâvmiš) (plural گاومیشان (gâvmišân) or گاومیش‌ها (gâvmiš-hâ))

  1. buffalo

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոմէշ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Abajev, V. I. (1958) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 618