derew

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰrúkš ~ *dʰrúǰʰás (deceit, offence), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰréwgʰ-s ~ *dʰrugʰ-és, from *dʰrewgʰ- (to deceive, mislead). Cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬭𐬎𐬘(druj, lie).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛˈɾɛw/
  • Hyphenation: de‧rew
  • Rhymes: -ɛw

Noun[edit]

derew f (plural دەرەو)

  1. lie

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “derew”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press