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Persian influence in Kurdish

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Hesen
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1. dil < Middle Persian: dil < Old Persian: dird
Pure Kurdish word according to linguists: zird < Parthian: zird < Avesta: ziride
In Hewramí: zil, Zazakí: zerrí
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: zil

2. bilind < Middle Persian: bul+end < Old Persian: berd+ent
Soraní, Southern Kurdish, Hewramí, Zazakí: berz < Avesta: berez
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: berz

3. derya < Middle Persian: deryap
Avesta: zreyeh, Old Persian: dreyeh
Kurmají dialects: zerya, ziryé
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: ziryé

4. erzan < Middle Persian: erzan < Parthian: erjhán < Avesta: erej-
Zazaki: erjan, erjhan
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: erjhan

5. zindí < New Persian: zíndé < Avesta: cív-
Zazaki: jinde, Kurmanjí dialects: jhínde
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: jhínde

6. deh < Middle Persian: deh < Old Persian: de < Avesta: dese
Zazaki: des
Proposal for pure Standard Kurdish: des