پرسیدن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (pursīdan), from Old Persian [script needed] (fraθ-), from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ- (to ask). Proto-Indo-European cognates include Kurdish pirsîn, Sanskrit पृच्छति (pṛccháti), Armenian հարց (harcʿ), Latin posco and Old English frignan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari پرسیدن
Iranian Persian پرسیدن
Tajik пурсидан (pursidan)

پرسیدن (porsidan) (present stem پرس (pors))

  1. to ask, inquire
    از پدرم پرسیدم که آیا پشتو زبان مشکلی است یا نه.
    Az pedar-e man porsidam ke âyâ Pašto zabân-e moškeli ast yâ na. (more literary)
    از پدرم پرسیدم پشتو زبون مشکلیه یا نه.
    Az pedaram porsidam Pašto zabun-e moškeli-ye yâ na. (more colloquial)
    I asked my father if Pashto is a difficult language.
  2. to question

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • «پرسیدن» in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • پرسیدن in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • Ann K. S. Lambton (1954), Persian Vocabulary, page 32. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • پرسیدن in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul