خو

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Persian [script needed] (huva), from Proto-Iranian *hṷabya-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sṷe- (reflexive pronoun), from the Proto-Indo-European *se-.[1] (compare Avestan [script needed] (xʷaδata))

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

خو (xo)

  1. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan, reflexive) oneself
  2. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan, emphatic) one's own
    مو عامو امرو پسین عکسشه دیدُم خوش و نومزادش سی خوشون تو چمنا بیدن.
    Mo âmu emru/omru pasin akseše didom xoš o numzâdeš si xošun tu čamanâ biden. (dialectal, Bushehr)
    (Uncle!) This afternoon, I saw their photo; Himself and his fiancé were (sitting) on the lawn (for themselves).
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

خو (xo)

  1. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) self
Usage notes[edit]
  • When used as a noun, خو (xo) is often followed by a personal pronoun suffix, e.g. خوم (xom, my self), خوت (xot, your self), etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny 992

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خو (xow)

  1. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) dream
  2. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) sleep

Adjective[edit]

خو (xow)

  1. (dialectal, Bushehr, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) asleep