забон

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Tajik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (uzvān), from Proto-Iranian *hižwáH (compare Northern Kurdish ziman, Pashto ژبه(žəba), Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬎𐬎𐬁(hizuuā)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́iȷ́ʰwáH (compare Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā́), Kamkata-viri dić), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (compare Old Prussian insuwis, Russian язы́к (jazýk), French langue, English tongue).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian زبان
Iranian Persian
Tajik забон (zabon)

забон (zabon) (plural забонҳо)

  1. tongue
  2. language

Inflection[edit]