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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Proper noun[edit]

Dari نیلوفر
Iranian Persian
Tajik нилуфар (nilufar)

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

  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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Proper noun[edit]

Dari نیلوفر
Iranian Persian
Tajik Нилуфар (Nilufar)

نیلوفر (nilufar)

  1. A female given name, Nilufar or Niloofar, from Middle Persian.
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