گوسفند

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian KYNA (gōspand, sheep, small cattle), from Avestan ‎𐬔𐬀𐬊𐬯𐬞𐬆𐬧𐬙𐬀(‎gaospəṇta, beneficent cow), a compound of ‎𐬔𐬀𐬊(gao-, cow) + ‎‎‎𐬯𐬞𐬆𐬧𐬙𐬀(spəṇta, holy), compare گاو and سپند.

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian گوسفند
Iranian Persian
Tajik гӯсфанд (güsfand)

گوسفند (gusfand) (plural گوسفندها(gusfand-hâ) or گوسفندان(gusfandân))

  1. sheep

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