چاه

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Persian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • چه(ča, čah, čeh)

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Sogdian [script needed] (c’t /čāt/), Avestan 𐬗𐬁𐬝(cāt̰), Khotanese [script needed] (cāta), Khwarezmian [script needed] (ct’), Baluchi چات(cát) etc..

Noun[edit]

چاه (čâh) (plural چاه‌ها(čâh-hâ))

  1. well (a hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids)

References[edit]

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) , “چاه”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • Gharib, B. (1995) , “c’t”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 124