The Alternative Persian Dictionary: بوم

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Entry definition

بوم 〈bwm〉
etymology 1 From Pahlavi 𐭡𐭥𐭬 〈𐭡𐭥𐭬〉, from Old Persian 𐏏 〈𐏏〉. pronunciation
  • (IR) [buːm]
noun: {{fa-regional}} {{fa-noun}}
  1. land, soil
etymology 2 From Arabic بُوم 〈būm〉, masculine form of بُومَة 〈būmaẗ〉. pronunciation
  • (IR) [buːm]
noun: {{fa-regional}} {{fa-noun}}
  1. owl
Synonyms: جغد 〈jgẖd〉
etymology 3 pronunciation
  • (Tehrani) [buːm]
noun: {{fa-noun}}
  1. (colloquial-um) Spoken form of بام 〈bạm〉.
related terms:
  • پشت‌بوم 〈psẖt‌bwm〉

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