نای

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Armenian նետ (net, arrow).

Noun[edit]

نای (nây)

  1. ney
  2. reed
  3. reed-pipe
  4. flute, flageolet, fife
  5. a reed played upon by the dervīshes
  6. throat
  7. pride, vainglory

References[edit]

  • نای in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul