نای

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian nʾd (nāy, reed, cane; tube, pipe, flute, clarion), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?] (compare Sanskrit नड (naḍá)), from Proto-Indo-European *nedo- (reed); See Old Armenian նետ (net, arrow) for more.

Noun[edit]

نای (nây)

  1. reed
  2. reed-pipe
  3. flute, flageolet, fife
  4. ney
  5. throat
  6. pride, vainglory

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