𐭩𐭥𐭬

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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian 𐎼𐎢𐎨 (r-u-c /raučah-/, day), from Proto-Iranian *ráwčah (compare Avestan 𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬗𐬀𐬵(raocah, light, day)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ráwčas (compare Sanskrit रोचते (rocate, to shine, to be bright)), from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (bright, to shine, to see) (compare English light).

Logogram from Aramaic 𐡉𐡅𐡌(yawm, day).

Noun[edit]

𐭩𐭥𐭬 (yʿm /rōz/)

  1. day

Derived terms[edit]

  • lwcyk' (rōzīg, daily bread, sustenance)

Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: روز(rōz)
  • Tajik: рӯз (rüz)