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), from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan [script needed](xšvid-), Kurdish şîr), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (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]