Middle PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *swep- (to sleep).

NounEdit

hwʾb (xwāb)

  1. sleep

DescendantsEdit

  • Persian: خواب(xvâb, xâb)

ReferencesEdit

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