روی

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See also: زوی‎, زوى‎, روى‎, زوي, and روي

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (lwd), 𐫡𐫇𐫏(rwy /rôy/, copper, brass). Cognate with Parthian 𐫡𐫇𐫔(rwδ /rōδ/, copper)) and Iranian borrowing Old Armenian արոյր (aroyr).

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Noun[edit]

روی (rôy)

  1. (archaic) bronze
  2. zinc

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (lwd), 𐫡𐫇𐫏(rwy /rôy/, face).

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Noun[edit]

روی (rôy)

  1. face

Etymology 3[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

روی (rôy-e)

  1. on, upon
  2. above
Usage notes[edit]

In formal speech it is sometimes used with بر(bar): بر روی (bar rôye).


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit रवि (ravi).

Noun[edit]

روی (ravim (Hindi spelling रवि)

  1. sun

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