زمین

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Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *jáHs, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ʰžʰáHs, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm.

Noun[edit]

زمین (zamín)

  1. earth
  2. land
  3. ground
  4. soil

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • زمی(zami) (archaic, dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From earlier زمی(zami), from Middle Persian zmyk' (zamīg, earth), from Proto-Iranian *jáHs (compare Northern Kurdish zevî, Northern Luri زمی(zemi), Avestan 𐬰𐬃(zā̊)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ʰžʰáHs (compare Sanskrit क्ष (kṣa)), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéǵʰōm (compare Russian земля́ (zemljá), Latvian zeme, Latin humus, Ancient Greek χθών (khthṓn)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari زمین
Iranian Persian
Tajik замин (zamin)

زمین (zamin) (plural زمین‌ها(zamin-hâ))

  1. earth
  2. Earth
  3. land
  4. soil
  5. ground
  6. estate

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

زمین (Zamin)

  1. Earth

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bengali: জমিন (jômin)
  • Hindi: ज़मीन (zamīn)
  • Ottoman Turkish: زمین(zemin)
  • Urdu: زمین(zamīn)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “zamīg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 98

Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian زمین(zamin), from earlier زمی(zami), from Middle Persian zmyk' (zamīg, earth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

زَمِین (zamīnf (Hindi spelling ज़मीन)

  1. land, plot, estate (area)
  2. soil
    Synonyms: مِٹّی(miṭṭī), خاک(xāk)
  3. the Earth, world (as opposed to the sky, heaven)
    Synonyms: دنیا(duniyā), دھرتی(dhartī)
  4. surface, ground
    Synonym: فرش(farś)
  5. region, area
    Synonyms: خطا(xittā), ارض(arz), علاقہ(ilāqa)
  6. country, land, homeland
    Synonyms: وطن(vatan), دیس(des), سرزمین(sarzamīn)
  7. (poetry) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}. (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

Declension[edit]

Declension of زمین
singular plural
direct زمین(zamīn) زمینیں(zamīnẽ)
oblique زمین(zamīn) زمینوں(zamīnõ)
vocative زمین(zamīn) زمینو(zamīno)

References[edit]

  • زمین”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • زمین”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.