شش

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: سس

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *šwáš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *šwáćš, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

Numeral[edit]

شش (šaš)

  1. six

Noun[edit]

شش (šaš)

  1. six (digit)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (šaš), from Proto-Iranian *šwáš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *šwáćš, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Northern Kurdish şeş, Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬱(xṣ̌uuaš), Khotanese kṣäṣa̮ (six), Sanskrit षष् (ṣáṣ), Hindi छह (chah), Spanish seis, German sechs, Lithuanian šeši, Russian шесть (šestʹ), Armenian վեց (vecʿ), Greek έξι (éxi).

Alternative forms[edit]

Dari Persian شش
Iranian Persian
Tajik шаш (šaš)

Pronunciation[edit]

Persian numbers (edit)
60
 ←  5 ۶
6
7  → 
    Cardinal: شش
    Ordinal: ششم

Numeral[edit]

شش (šeš) (Persian numeral ۶‎)

  1. six

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian swš (suš, lung). Cognate with Avestan 𐬯𐬎𐬱(suš, lung).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شش (šoš) (plural شش‌ها(šoš-hâ))

Dari Persian شش
Iranian Persian
Tajik шуш (šuš)
  1. lung
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N., “¹suš”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971, page 78