خوی

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Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan xvaēda), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swayd- (compare Sanskrit स्वेद ‎(svéda)), from Proto-Indo-European *sweyd- (compare French sueur, Lithuanian sviedri, Welsh chwys, English sweat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خوی ‎(xvey)

  1. sweat
  2. spit

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Old Armenian խոյր ‎(xoyr).

Noun[edit]

خوی ‎(xoy)

  1. helmet