ފެން

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Dhivehi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀧𑀸𑀡𑀻𑀅 (pāṇīa), 𑀧𑀸𑀡𑀺𑀅 (pāṇia), from Sanskrit पानीय (pānīya).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ފެން (fen̊) (plural ފެންތައް(fen̊tak̊))

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Hassan Ahmed Maniku (2000), “ފެން”, in A Concise Etymological Vocabulary of Dhivehi Language, Colombo: The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, page .
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “pānīˊya”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press