گرس

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wls (wars, hair), from Proto-Indo-European. Cognate with Sanskrit वल्श (válśa, twig, sprout) and Proto-Slavic *volsъ (hair). Akin to Old Armenian վարս (vars) and վարշամակ (varšamak), Iranian borrowings.

Noun[edit]

گرس (gors)

  1. curl, ringlet
  2. braid

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “wars”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press