جانور

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Chagatai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian جانور(jānwar).

Noun[edit]

جانور (jānwar) (plural جانورلار‎)

  1. animal

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Middle Persian 𐫃𐫏𐫀𐫗𐫇𐫓(gyʾnwl /⁠gyānwar⁠/, animal). By surface analysis, جان(jân, life, life-soul) +‎ ـور(-var, possessor of).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? jānwar
Dari reading? jānwar
Iranian reading? jânvar
Tajik reading? jonvar
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dari جانور
Iranian Persian
Tajik ҷонвар

جانور (jânvar) (plural جانوران(jânvarân) or جانور‌ها(jânvar-hâ))

  1. animal
    Synonym: حیوان(heyvân)

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Descendants[edit]

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian جانور(jānwar).

Noun[edit]

جانور (jānvarm (Gurmukhi spelling ਜਾਨਵਰ)

  1. animal
  2. beast

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Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian جانور(jānwar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جانْوَر (jānvarm (Hindi spelling जानवर)

  1. animal, beast
  2. (figuratively) savage, uncivilized being

Declension[edit]

Declension of جانور
singular plural
direct جانور (jānvar) جانور (jānvar)
oblique جانور (jānvar) جانوروں(jānvarō̃)
vocative جانور (jānvar) جانورو(jānvarō)

References[edit]

  • جانور”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • جانور”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.