شیر

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See also: شێر, سیر, سير, and -سیز

Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

شیر (šír)

  1. milk

Central Kurdish[edit]

شیر

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Persian شیر (šīr).

Noun[edit]

شیر (şîr)

  1. milk (the liquid)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From late Middle Persian šgl (šagr, šēr, lion; (astronomy) Leo), from Old Persian *šagra-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari شیر
Iranian Persian شیر
Tajik шер (šer)

Noun[edit]

شیر (šir) (plural شیرها (šir-hâ) or شیران (širân))

  1. lion
  2. faucet, tap

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “šagr, šēr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, pages 78–79

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian HLḆA, šyl (šīr, milk), from Old Iranian *xšīra- (compare Manichaean Middle Persian šyyr (šyyr)), from Proto-Iranian [Term?] (compare Avestan 𐬑𐬱𐬎𐬎𐬌𐬛- (xšuuid-), Kurdish şîr), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?] (compare Sanskrit क्षीर (kṣīra, milk)), from Proto-Indo-European *swēyd- (milk).

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari شیر
Iranian Persian شیر
Tajik шир (šir)

Noun[edit]

شیر (šir)

  1. milk
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “šīr”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 90

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian شیر (šēr).

Noun[edit]

شیر (šerm (Hindi spelling शेर)

  1. lion
  2. tiger
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian شیر (šir).

Noun[edit]

شیر (šīrm (Hindi spelling शीर)

  1. milk
Synonyms[edit]