آبگینه

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Etymology[edit]

Middle Persian ʾp̄ḵynk' (ābgēnag, crystal, glass), compound of ʾp̄ (āb, water) + -kyn' (-gēn) + -k' (-ag). Akin to Sogdian ʾʾpkyn-, ʾʾpkynʾk (crystal), Ossetian авг (avg) (Iron) / авгӕ (avgæ, glass; bottle) (Digor), and also Old Armenian ապակի (apaki) and Hungarian üveg (glass; bottle); Iranian borrowings.

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Noun[edit]

Dari آبگینه
Iranian Persian آبگینه
Tajik обгина (obgina)

آبگینه (âbgine)

  1. glass (substance)
  2. glass (drinking vessel)
  3. mirror

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References[edit]

  • «آبگینه» in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • آبگینه in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • Ann K. S. Lambton (1954), Persian Vocabulary, page 3. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • آبگینه in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • "ābgēnag" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5