گاو

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Persian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • گو(gow), گا() (dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian TWRA(gāw), from Old Persian [Term?], from Proto-Iranian *gāu-, *gau-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *gāuš,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari گاو
Iranian Persian گاو
Tajik гов(gov)

گاو ‎(gâv) ‎(plural گاوها(gâv-hâ))

  1. cow
    گاو حسن چه جوره؟‎ ― gâv-e Hassan čejure? ― What's Hassan's cow like?

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203