See also: کوی

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (gwd /gōy/, ball). Cognate with Sanskrit गोल (gola), Persian گلوله(golūle, pellet; bullet), Central Kurdish گولە(gule) and گۆ(go, ball), Northern Kurdish gog (ball), Zazaki gudi (ball; round) and an Iranian loanword in Classical Syriac ܓܘܝܐ(gōyāʾ)

NounEdit

گوی (guy) (plural گوی‌ها(guy-hâ))

  1. ball
  2. sphere

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) , “gōy”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 37

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

گوی (gôy)

  1. present stem form of گفتن