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 ‎(six), Sanskrit षष् ‎(ṣáṣ), Hindi छह ‎(chah), Spanish seis, German sechs, Lithuanian šеšì, Russian шесть ‎(šestʹ), Armenian վեց ‎(vecʿ), Greek έξι ‎(éxi).

Alternative forms[edit]

Dari شش
Iranian Persian شش
Tajik шаш ‎(šaš)
  • شیش ‎(šiš) (informal)

Numeral[edit]

شش ‎(šeš)

  1. (cardinal) six

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Dari شش
Iranian Persian شش
Tajik 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