چوپان

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See also: چوبان

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian, from Old Persian *fšupāna-, composed of [script needed] (fšu-, sheep) (compare Old Armenian շպետ (špet) and [script needed] (pāna-, protector). Cognate with Pashto [script needed] (špūn), Baluchi [script needed] (šipānk), Northern Kurdish şivan, Zazaki şiwane, Bactrian χοβανο (xobano).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

چوپان (čupân)

  1. shepherd

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շպետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Horn, Paul (1893), “šubān”, in Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, page 171

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian چوپان (čupân).

Noun[edit]

چوپان (čūpānm (Hindi spelling चूपान)

  1. shepherd
  2. cowherd