забон

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Tajik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian uzvān, from Proto-Iranian *hiźu̯ā- (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه (žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬍𐬰𐬏𐬁 (hizvā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā), Hindi जीभ (jībh)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язык (jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajik забон (zabon)

забон (zabon) (plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Inflection[edit]