داشتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian, from Old Persian √dar- (to hold, have), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari داشتن
Iranian Persian داشتن
Tajik доштан (doštan)

داشتن (dâštan) (present stem دار (dâr))

  1. to have
    چهار تا بچه داریم.
    Čahâr tâ bačče dârim.
    We have four children.
  2. to hold
  3. to possess
  4. to own
  5. (auxiliary, colloquial) to be (doing something)
    دارم می‌روم.
    dâram mi-ravam.
    I am going.
    داشتی قدم می‌زدی.
    dâšti qadam mi-zadi.
    You were walking.

Usage notes[edit]

Unlike most other verbs, the simple present imperfective form of داشتن does not use the durative prefix می.

Conjugation[edit]