یک

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See also: یگ

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (colloquial) یه(ye)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (ʾywk'), 𐫏𐫐(yk /ēwak/), from Middle Persian: [Book Pahlavi needed] (ʾy /ē/), [Inscriptional Pahlavi needed] (HD), 𐫙𐫏𐫇(ʿyw /ēw/), from Proto-Iranian *Háywah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háywas, from Proto-Indo-European *óywos.

Indo European cognates include Bactrian ιωγο (iōgo), Sanskrit एक (eka), Ancient Greek οἶος (oîos), German ein, French un, English one, Latin ūnus, etc..

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Persian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : یک
Dari Persian یک
Iranian Persian
Tajik як (yak)

یک (yek) (Persian numeral ۱‎)

  1. one

Noun[edit]

یک (yek)

  1. one

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2000), “*¹aiu̯a-”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, page 136