hêk

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *Hāwyám (compare Persian خایه(xâye), Ossetian айк (ajk), Avestan 𐬀𐬉𐬨(aēm)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hāwyám, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm (egg) (compare Armenian ձու (ju), English egg, Italian uovo, Russian яйцо́ (jajcó)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Central Kurdish هێلکە(hêlke)

hêk f (Arabic spelling هێک‎)

  1. egg
    Synonym: hêlik

References[edit]

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