روباه

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روباه

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian lwpʾh (rōbāh, fox) (compare Parthian rwbʾs (rōbās)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HlawpaHĉás (compare Sanskrit लोपाक (lopāka)), diminutive of *lawpi- (compare Avestan 𐬭𐬀𐬋𐬞𐬌 (raōpi)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p- ~ *h₂ulp- ((red) fox) (compare Latin vulpēs, Lithuanian lãpė, Ancient Greek ἀλώπηξ (alṓpēx), Albanian dhelpër).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian روباه
Iranian Persian روباه
Tajiki Persian рӯбоҳ (rüboh)

روباه (rubâh) (plural روباهان (rubâhân) or روباه‌ها (rubâh-hâ))

  1. fox