نیا

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian nydʾk' (niyāg, grandfather; ancestor). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian nyʾg (niyāg).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نیا (niyâ) (plural نیاکان(niyâkân))

Dari Persian نیا
Iranian Persian نیا
Tajiki Persian ниё (niyo)
  1. ancestor

Suffix[edit]

نیا (-niyâ)

  1. a suffix forming surnames

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नव (náva), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *néwos. Cognates include Persian نو(nou), Greek νέος (néos), Russian новый (nóvyj), Italian nuovo and English new.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

نیا (nayām (Hindi spelling नया)

  1. new

Declension[edit]