Northern KurdishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Central Kurdish پِرژۆڵ(pirjoll), Persian پرز(porz).

NounEdit

pîj m[1]

  1. splinter, sliver
    Synonym: qirş
  2. knitting needle
    Synonym: caẍ
  3. hangnail
  4. awl, chisel
  5. fork used in weaving

AdjectiveEdit

pîj[1]

  1. (of knives) sharp

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Cabolov, R. L. (2010) , “piž”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kurdskovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Kurdish Language] (in Russian), volume II, Moscow: Russian Academy Press Vostochnaya Literatura, page 118
  • Jaba, Auguste; Justi, Ferdinand (1879) Dictionnaire Kurde-Français [Kurdish–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 78a

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Chyet, Michael L. (2003) , “pîj”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, page 463b