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جو

جو

See also: چو, خو, Appendix:Variations of "gu", and Appendix:Variations of "jo"

Arabic

Noun

جَوّ (jaww) m (plural أَجْوَاء (ʾajwāʾ) or جِوَاء (jiwāʾ))

  1. atmosphere
  2. air
  3. sky
  4. wide valley
  5. open pasture-ground
  6. interior of a house
  7. hall
  8. Al-Yamama (ancient district in Saudi Arabia)

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Persian

Etymology 1

From Middle Persian [script needed] (ǰaw) or [script needed] (yaw). Cognate with Avestan [script needed] (yava) and Sanskrit यव (yava).

Noun

Dari جو
Iranian Persian جو
Tajik ҷав (jav)

جو (jou)

  1. barley
  2. grain

Etymology 2

From Middle Persian [script needed] (joi) or Middle Persian [script needed] (yoi), from Old Persian [script needed] (yauviya). Cognate with Kurdish co and Sanskrit यव्या (yavyā).

Alternative forms

Noun

Dari جو, جوی
Iranian Persian جو, جوی
Tajik ҷӯ, ҷӯй (jü, jüy)

جو (ju)

  1. stream
  2. brook
  3. irrigation channel

Etymology 3

From Arabic جَوّ (jaww, weather, environment).

Noun

جو (javv)

  1. air
  2. sky
  3. atmosphere

Etymology 4

Verb

جو (ju)

  1. present stem form of جستن.