زیره

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See also: زیرہand زىرە

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Baluchi زیرگ(zirrag), Northern Kurdish zîre, Central Kurdish زیرە(zîre), Southern Kurdish زیرە(zîre), Sogdian [script needed] (zyr'kk /zîrê/), and distantly with Sanskrit जीरक (jīraka).

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زیره (zire)

Dari Persian زیره
Iranian Persian
Tajik зира (zira)
  1. caraway (Clipping of زیرهٔ سیاه.)
  2. black cumin, seed of Bunium persicum
  3. cumin (Clipping of زیرهٔ سبز.)

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