شیر

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See also: شێر‎, سیر‎, سير, and ـسز

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 𐭱𐭢𐭫(šagr, šēr, lion; (astronomy) Leo), from Old Persian *𐏁𐎥𐎼 (*šagra-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. lion
  2. faucet, tap

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (HLḆA), [Book Pahlavi needed] (šyl), 𐫢𐫏𐫏𐫡(šyyr /šīr/, milk), from Proto-Iranian *xšiHrám (compare Avestan 𐬑𐬱𐬎𐬎𐬌𐬛-(xšuuid-), Kurdish şîr), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kšiHrám (compare Sanskrit क्षीर (kṣīra, milk)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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]