ابرو

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Persian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (archaic, poetic) برو (baru)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian blwk' (brūg), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰrū-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰruH-. Cognates include Kurdish birû, Ossetian æрфыг (ærfyg), Sanskrit भ्रू (bhrū), Old English brū (English brow), Ancient Greek ὀφρύς (ophrús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari ابرو
Iranian Persian ابرو
Tajik абрӯ (abrü)

Noun[edit]

ابرو (abru) (plural ابروها (abru-hâ))

  1. eyebrow

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “brūg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 20

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian ابرو (abru), from Middle Persian blwk' (brūg), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰrū-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰruH-.

Noun[edit]

ابرو (abrūf (Hindi spelling अब्रू)

  1. eyebrow