موم

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *mōm. Akin to Northern Kurdish mûm (candle), Central Kurdish مۆم (mom, candle), Southern Kurdish موم (mûm, wax), and Old Armenian մոմ (mom), an Iranian borrowing.

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موم (mum)

  1. wax
  2. candle

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