مهر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Arabicized borrowing from Persian, eventually from Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼 (mithra), from Avestan 𐬨𐬌𐬚𐬭𐬋 (miθrō, covenant, contract, oath).

Verb[edit]

مَهَرَ (mahara) I, imperfect يَمْهُرُ or يَمْهَرُ‎ (yamhuru or yamharu)

  1. to settle a dowry for (one's wife, etc.)
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Verb[edit]

مَهَرَ (mahara) I

  1. to stamp
  2. to imprint
  3. to contract
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Noun[edit]

مَهْر (mahrm (plural مُهُور (muhūr))

  1. stamping
  2. sealing
  3. contracting
  4. dowry, dower, marriage portion
  5. price

Noun[edit]

مُهْر (muhrm

  1. seal
  2. stamp
  3. signet
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

مَهَرَ (mahara) I, imperfect يَمْهُرُ or يَمْهَرُ‎ (yamhuru or yamharu)

  1. to be skilled
  2. to be proficient
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Noun[edit]

مُهْر (muhrm (plural أَمْهَار (ʾamhār) or مِهَارَة (mihāra))

  1. foal
  2. colt

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Reborrowed from Arabic verbal noun مهر (mahr), from the verb مَهَرَ (mahara, to contract, to give a dowry), from Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼 (mithra), a borrowing from Avestan 𐬨𐬌𐬚𐬭𐬋 (miθrō, covenant, contract, oath), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mitra (covenant, treaty, agreement, promise). Compare Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).

Noun[edit]

مهر (mahr) (plural مهرها)

  1. (Islam) Mahr, a pre-negotiated gift of monetary (for example, gold coins) or symbolic value which is promised to a bride by a groom upon marriage. A woman may claim her mahr at any point during the marriage though in practice often it is claimed upon divorce or the death of the husband.
  2. contracting
  3. contract
  4. covenant
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼 (mithra), from Avestan [script?] (mithra, covenant, contract, oath) [script?], from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mitra (covenant, treaty, agreement, promise). Compare Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).

Noun[edit]

Dari مهر
Iranian Persian مهر
Tajik меҳр (mehr)

مهر (mehr)

  1. kindness
  2. love
  3. affection
  4. friendship
  5. mercy
  6. sympathy
  7. prosperity
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Proper noun[edit]

Dari مهر
Iranian Persian مهر
Tajik Меҳр (Mehr)

مهر (Mehr)

  1. (Zoroastrianism) Mithra, a Zoroastrian deity.
  2. the Sun
  3. Mehr, the seventh month of the solar Persian calendar.
  4. Name of the sixteenth day of any month of the solar Persian calendar.

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Persian mwdl (muhr, seal) (compare Manichaean Middle Persian mwhr (muhr, seal) and Manichaean Parthian mwhr (muhr, seal), eventually from Old Persian 𐎷𐎰𐎼 (mithra), from Avestan 𐬨𐬌𐬚𐬭𐬋 (miθrō, covenant, contract, oath), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mitra (covenant, treaty, agreement, promise). Compare Sanskrit मित्र (mitra).

Dari تاپه
Iranian Persian مهر
Tajik

Noun[edit]

مُهر

مهر (mohr) (plural مهرها)

  1. seal
  2. impression
  3. stamp
  4. (Islam) A prayer-stone, sometimes made from clay from Karbala or Mashhad, which is placed on the ground in front of the worshipper and onto which the forehead is touched during prayer; also known as a turba.
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Arabic مُهْر (muhr).

Noun[edit]

مهر (mohr)

  1. foal, colt