چرا

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian ME lʾd (čē rāy, why).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

Dari چرا
Iranian Persian چرا
Tajik чаро (čaro)

چرا (čérâ)

  1. why
    چرا رفتی شیراز؟
    Čérâ ráfti Širấz?
    Why did you go to Shiraz?
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Reduced form of چرا که نه؟ (čerâ ke na?, why not?).

Interjection[edit]

چرا (čérâ)

  1. (in response to a negative question or statement) yes; surely