ciwan

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Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂yuh₁en-. Cognate with Persian جوان (javân), Pashto ځوان (źwān), Sanskrit युवन् (yúvan), Latin iuvenis (Italian giovane), Latvian jauns, Old English ġeong (English young).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɯwan/
  • Hyphenation: ci‧wan

Adjective[edit]

ciwan (comparative ciwantir, superlative ciwantirîn)

  1. young
    Ew pir ciwan e.
    He/She is very young.

Noun[edit]

ciwan m, f

  1. adolescent

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