شش

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Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

شش (šaš)

  1. six

Noun[edit]

شش (šaš)

  1. six (digit)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Kurdish şeş, Avestan 𐬑𐬴𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬱 (χšvaš), Khotanese kṣäṣa̮ (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 شش
Tajiki Persian шаш (šaš)

Numeral[edit]

شش (šeš)

  1. (cardinal) six

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Dari Persian شش
Iranian Persian شش
Tajiki Persian шуш (šuš)

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

Noun[edit]

شش (šoš) (plural شش‌ها (šoš-hâ))

  1. lung
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

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