heval

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Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Proto-Iranian *ham- (together, joint) + *Hárθam, with the latter descending from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hártʰam (affair; object; purpose). For a similar construction, see Sanskrit समर्थ (samartha, having a similar or suitable aim or object).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛˈvɑːl/
  • Hyphenation: he‧val

Noun[edit]

heval m or f (Arabic spelling ھەڤال)

  1. friend
  2. comrade

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2020), “heval”, in Ferhenga Birûskî: Kurmanji–English Dictionary (Language Series; 1), volume 1, London: Transnational Press, page 308

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

heval

  1. elegy, requiem