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-. Cognate with Kurdish birû,Mazandarani befre, 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]

Borrowing 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