1) mix (#); 2) nâxon (#)
Fr.: 1) clou; 2) ongle
1) A small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join
things together or to serve as a hook.
M.E. nail(l), nayl(l), O.E. negel "metal pin," nægl "fingernail;" cf. O.Norse nagl "fingernail," nagli "metal nail;" O.H.G. nagel, M.Du. naghel, Du. nagel, Ger. Nagel "fingernail, small metal spike;" from PIE root *h3nogh- "nail" (source also of Gk. onyx "claw, fingernail;" L. unguis (Fr. ongle, from diminutive L. ungula) "nail, claw;" Pers. nâxon, as below; Lithuanian naga "hoof," nagutis "fingernail."
1) Mix, from Mid.Pers. mêx "peg, nail;" O.Pers.
mayūxa- "doorknob;" cf. Skt. mayūkha-
"peg for stretching the woof").
râb (#), halazun (#)
A general name for a member of the large group of terrestrial and fresh-water gastropod molluscs which have a coiled shell. → slug.
M.E. snail, snayl(e), O.E. snegel; cognate with M.H.G. snagel, dialectal Ger. Schnegel.
Râb, dialectal Gilaki and Tabari (also see Dehxodâ). Halazun, from Ar.