روی

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian lwd (rôy, copper, brass) (Manichaean Middle Persian rwy (rôy, copper, brass), Parthian rwδ (rōδ, copper)). Compare Old Armenian արոյր (aroyr), from Iranian.

Noun[edit]

روی (rôy)

  1. (archaic) bronze
  2. zinc

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian lwd (rôy, face) (Manichaean Middle Persian rwy (rôy, face)).

Noun[edit]

روی (rôy)

  1. face

Etymology 3[edit]

Preposition[edit]

روی (rôy-e)

  1. on
  2. above
  3. upon
Usage notes[edit]

In formal speech it is sometimes used with بر (bar): بر روی (bar rôye).


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

روی (ravimHindi spelling रवि

  1. (astronomy) sun

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