را

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

را ()

  1. toward me or us (pronominal prefix of the first person)

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (literary Persian) IPA(key): [rɒː]
  • (colloquial, after a consonant) IPA(key): [o]
  • (colloquial, after a vowel) IPA(key): [ro]

Particle[edit]

را ()

  1. [to] the; indicates that the preceding noun clause is the definite direct object
    دیروز او را دیدم.
    Diruz u râ didam.
    I saw him yesterday.
    باید تو را پیدا کنم.
    Bâyad to-ro peydâ konam.
    I have to find you.

Usage notes[edit]

را () follows the direct object only if the referent has already been identified or is immediately identifiable. It is the only case marker retained from Old Persian.