Reconstruction:Proto-Iranian/xā́

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This Proto-Iranian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Iranian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *kʰā́.

Noun[edit]

*xā́

  1. well, spring, source

Derived terms[edit]

  • *xāxā-
    • Khotanese: 𑀔𑀸𑀳𑀸 (khāha), [script needed] (khāhe)
    • Sogdian: [script needed] (ɣʾɣh), [script needed] (xʾx)
  • *xākā-
    • Ormuri: [script needed] (xākɔ)
    • Yagnobi: [script needed] (xok)
  • *xāniya-
    • Younger Avestan: 𐬑𐬄𐬥𐬌𐬌𐬀(xąniia)
    • Baluchi: کان(kān)
    • Parthian: [script needed] (xʾn /xān/)
    • Middle Persian:
      Book Pahlavi: [Book Pahlavi needed] (hʾn' /xān/)
  • *xāniyaka-
    • Baluchi: کانیگ(kānīg)
    • Gurani: ھانە(hāna)
    • Kurdish:
      Northern Kurdish: kanî (kānī), kehnî (kahnī)
      Central Kurdish: کانی(kānī)
      Southern Kurdish: کەنی(kanī), کیەنی(kyanī)
      Laki: کەنی(kanī), کیەنی(kyanī)
    • Parthian: [Manichaean needed] (xʾnyg /xānīg/)
    • Middle Persian:
      Book Pahlavi: [Book Pahlavi needed] (hʾnyk' /xānīg/)
      Manichaean: [Manichaean needed] (xʾnyg /xānīg/)
    • Zazaki: yanî (yānī)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klein, J. S., Joseph, B. D., Fritz, M., & Wenthe, M. (Eds.). (2017). Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics: An International Handbook. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. Page 571.