خوب

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See also: چوپ‎, حوت‎, چوٹ‎, چوت‎, جوب, and چوب

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭧𐭥𐭡(xūb), from Old Persian [script needed] (*ʰuvāpa), from Proto-Iranian *HhuHā́pah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HsuHápas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁su- (good) +‎ *h₃épos (work). Compare Sogdian [script needed] (xwp).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tajik): IPA(key): /xub/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian خوب
Iranian Persian
Tajik хуб (xub)

خوب (xub) (comparative خوب‌تر‎, superlative خوب‌ترین‎)

  1. good
  2. well
  3. nice

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Adverb[edit]

Dari Persian خوب
Iranian Persian
Tajik хуб (xub)

خوب (xub)

  1. well
  2. nicely

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References[edit]

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) , “خوب”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • Aryanpur-Kashani, Manoochehr (2005) The Aryanpur Progressive Persian–English Dictionary[1], Tehran: Jahan Rayaneh, →ISBN
  • Rubinčik Ju. A., editor (1985) , “خوب”, in Persidsko-russkij slovarʹ [Persian–Russian Dictionary] (in Russian), 3rd edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk
  • Hayyim, Sulayman (1934–1936) , “خوب”, in New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Béroukhim
  • خوب”, in Langenscheidt Universal-Wörterbuch Persisch, München: Langenscheidt, 2002, →ISBN