забон

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Tajik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(uzvān), from Proto-Iranian *hiźu̯ā- (compare Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه ‎(žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬍𐬰𐬏𐬁 ‎(hizvā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?] (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा ‎(jihvā), Hindi जीभ ‎(jībh)), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язы́к ‎(jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari زبان
Iranian Persian زبان
Tajik забон ‎(zabon)

забон ‎(zabon) ‎(plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Inflection[edit]