شنا

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Avestan 𐬯𐬥𐬁(snā), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₂- (to flow, swim).[1] Compare Ancient Greek νῆσος (nêsos, island), whence English Polynesia and Indonesia, and Latin natare (to swim) (Spanish nadar and Italian nuotare).

Noun[edit]

شنا (šenâ)

  1. swimming

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nourai, Ali (2011) An Etymological Dictionary of Persian, English and other Indo-European Languages, page 431