گوهر

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian gwhl (/gōhr, gōhar/, substance, essence; jewel), from Old Persian *gauθra, *gavaθra.

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian گوهر
Iranian Persian
Tajik гавҳар (gavhar)

گوهر (gowhar) (plural گوهرها(gowhar-hâ))

  1. jewel
  2. gem
  3. pearl
  4. essence

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گوهر (gowhar)

  1. A female given name, Gohar or Gowhar, from Middle Persian.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Vullers, Johann August (1856–1864), “گوهر”, in Lexicon Persico-Latinum etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum (in Latin), volume II, Bonn: Adolf Marcus, pages 1057a–1059b