دایه

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian dʾyk (dāyak, nurse). Akin to Old Armenian դայեակ (dayeak), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

دایه (dâye)

  1. nurse, foster-mother
  2. midwife

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • دایه in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul