تهی

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian twhyg (tuhīg, empty; vain, illusory; barren), from Proto-Indo-European *teus- (to empty).

Adjective[edit]

تهی (tohi)

  1. empty (devoid of content)
    • 1928-1980, Sohrab Sepehri, "قایقی خواهم ساخت"
      قایق از تور تهی، و دل از آرزوی مروارید
      qâyeq az tur tohi, va del az ârezu-ye morvârid
  2. hollow

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References[edit]

  • “twhyg” in Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst (2004), A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian, Turnhout: Brepols