بیم

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian bym (bīm, fear, fright, dread), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bajH-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyh₂- (to fear). From the same root also باک (bâk, fear; hesitation). Cognate with Avestan [script needed] (b(a)ii-, to fear), Sanskrit बिभेति (√bhay-, to fear) (compare identical formation भीम (bhīmá, fearful)), Old Church Slavonic боꙗти (bojati, to fear) (Russian бояться (bojáts'a)) and Old English bifian (to shiver).

Noun[edit]

بیم (bim)

  1. fear

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References[edit]

  • بیم in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • bīm in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul