خواهر

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] xwah(ar), from Proto-Iranian (compare Kurdish xwişk, xweh, خوشک (xoshk), Baluchi گوہار (gohár), Pashto خور (xowr), Ossetian хо (xo), Avestan 𐬓𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀𐬭 (xᵛaŋhar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *swasar- (compare Sanskrit स्वसृ (svasṛ)), from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr (compare Armenian քույր (kʿuyr), Russian сестра (sestra), Welsh chwaer, French sœur, English sister).

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Noun[edit]

Dari خواهر
Iranian Persian خواهر
Tajik хоҳар (xohar)

خواهر (xâhar) (plural خواهران or خواهرها)

  1. sister
  2. sissy

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