جو

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ǰaw)[script needed] or [script needed] (yaw)[script needed]. Cognate with Avestan [script needed] (yava)[script needed] and Sanskrit यव (yava).

Noun[edit]

Dari جو
Iranian Persian جو
Tajik ҷав (jav)

جو (jou)

  1. barley
  2. grain

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (joi)[script needed] or [script needed] (yoi)[script needed], from Old Persian [script needed] (yauviya)[Cuneiform needed]. Cognate with Kurdish co and Sanskrit यव्या (yavyā).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari جو, جوی
Iranian Persian جو, جوی
Tajik ҷӯ, ҷӯй (jü, jüy)

جو (ju)

  1. stream
  2. brook
  3. irrigation channel

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic جو (jaww, weather, environment).

Noun[edit]

جو (jav)

  1. air
  2. sky
  3. atmosphere

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

جو (ju)

  1. present stem form of جستن.