شب

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian LYLYA / šp ‎(šab), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐎱 ‎(xšap-), from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *k(ʷ)sep- ‎(night). Cognate with Sanskrit क्षप् ‎(kṣáp) and Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬀𐬞𐬀𐬥 ‎(xšapan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari شب
Iranian Persian شب
Tajik шаб ‎(šab)

شب ‎(šab) ‎(plural شب‌ها ‎(šab-hâ) or شبان ‎(šabân))

  1. night
  2. evening

Derived terms[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian شب.

Noun[edit]

شب (šab) f

  1. night
  2. evening
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic.

Noun[edit]

شب (šabb) m

  1. alum