'nowruz' comes from two words, now (or a similar term, such as 'nau' or 'nav',
with the sounds 'n' and 'v' or 'w'), meaning new in persian, kurdish, dari, vesting,
sanskrit and several other related indo-european in fact, the english 'new',
the german'neu',the french 'nouveau' are intimately related to the indo-iranian
'now',and roz or ruzor rozh, meaning day in middle persian and persian languages.