جو

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Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَوّ ‎(jawwm ‎(plural أَجْوَاء ‎(ʾajwāʾ) or جِوَاء ‎(jiwāʾ))

  1. atmosphere
  2. air
  3. sky
  4. wide valley
  5. open pasture-ground
  6. interior of a house
  7. hall
  8. Al-Yamama (ancient district in Saudi Arabia)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(ǰaw)[script needed] or [script needed] ‎(yaw)[script needed]. Cognate with Avestan [script needed] ‎(yava)[script needed] and Sanskrit यव ‎(yava).

Noun[edit]

Dari جو
Iranian Persian جو
Tajik ҷав ‎(jav)

جو ‎(jou)

  1. barley
  2. grain

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(joi)[script needed] or [script needed] ‎(yoi)[script needed], from Old Persian [script needed] ‎(yauviya)[Cuneiform needed]. Cognate with Kurdish co and Sanskrit यव्या ‎(yavyā).

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Noun[edit]

Dari جو, جوی
Iranian Persian جو, جوی
Tajik ҷӯ, ҷӯй ‎(jü, jüy)

جو ‎(ju)

  1. stream
  2. brook
  3. irrigation channel

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic جَوّ ‎(jaww, weather, environment).

Noun[edit]

جو ‎(javv)

  1. air
  2. sky
  3. atmosphere

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

جو ‎(ju)

  1. present stem form of جستن.