جیوه

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (*žīwa-), attested in [script needed] (žīwandāg, mercury, literally living metal), from Old Persian 𐎪𐎺 (jiva), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós. Compare English quick and quicksilver.

Noun[edit]

جیوه (jive)

  1. mercury; quicksilver (metal)

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