بیم

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian bym (bīm, fear, fright, dread), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bajH-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeyh₂- (to fear). From the same root also باک (bâk, fear; hesitation). Cognate with Avestan 𐬠(𐬀)𐬌𐬌- (b(a)ii-, to fear), Sanskrit बिभेति (bibheti, to fear) (compare identical formation भीम (bhīmá, fearful)), Old Church Slavonic боꙗти (bojati, to fear) (Russian бояться (bojatʹsja)) and Old English bifian (to shiver).

Noun[edit]

بیم (bim)

  1. fear

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References[edit]

  • Hayyim, Sulayman (1934–1936), “beem”, in New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892), “bīm”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul