سگ

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سگ

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (sak), from Old Persian [script needed] (çaka-), from West Iranian *spaka "dog-like, relating to dogs" (compare Median σπάκα (dog), Kurdish se, seg, and Old Armenian ասպակ (aspak, dog), a borrowing from Median), from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬯𐬞𐬁 (spā)), Pashto سپۍ (spəy)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit श्वन् (śvā́)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwṓ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari سگ
Iranian Persian سگ
Tajik саг (sag)

سگ (sag) (plural سگ‌ها (sag-hâ) or سگان (sagân))

  1. dog
    سگ من تندتر از سگ تو می‌دوه.
    Sag-e man tond-tar az sag-e to mi-dave.
    My dog runs faster than yours.

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References[edit]

  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 20