نیلوفر

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian nylw(k)pl (nīlōpal, lotus, water-lily), from Sanskrit नीलोत्पल (nīlotpala).

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Dari Persian نیلوفر
Iranian Persian نیلوفر
Tajiki Persian нилуфар (nilufar)

نیلوفر (nilufar) (plural نیلوفرها (nilufar-hâ))

Ipomoea barbatisepala
  1. water lily
  2. Ipomoea
    • 982, Hudud al-'Alam:
      از وی ترنج و نارنج و نیشکر و نیلوفر خیزد.‎
      az vey toranj o nârenj o neyšekar o nilufar xizad.
      Bergamot orange, bitter orange, sugarcanes, and Ipomoea grow over there [Balkh].
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Dari Persian نیلوفر
Iranian Persian نیلوفر
Tajiki Persian Нилуфар (Nilufar)

نیلوفر (nilufar)

  1. A female given name, Nilufar or Niloofar.
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