اسب

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See also: اسپ and است

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian (compare Kurdish hesp, esp, Persian اسب), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit अश्व(áśva)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos.

Noun[edit]

اسب ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. horse

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier اسپ(asp), from Middle Persian SWSYA / ʾsp̄(asp), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎱(aspa), from 𐎠𐎿(asa) (influenced by Median *aspa-), from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬀𐬯𐬞𐬀(aspa), Kurdish hesp, esp, Pashto آس(ās), Ossetian ефс(efs)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit अश्व(áśva)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (compare Ancient Greek ἵππος(híppos), Armenian էշ(ēš, donkey), Lithuanian ašva(mare), Latin equus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari اسب
Iranian Persian اسب
Tajik асб(asb)

اسب ‎(asb) ‎(plural اسب‌ها(asb-hâ) or اسبان(asbân))

  1. horse
  2. (chess) knight

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Persian · مهره‌های شطرنج(mohre-hâye šatranj) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
شاه(šâh) وزیر(vazir) رخ(rox),
قلعه(qal'e)
فیل(fil) اسب(asb) پیاده(piyâde),
سرباز(sarbâz)