که

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

که (ka)

  1. if
  2. or

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

Dari که
Iranian Persian که
Tajik ки (ki)

که (ke)

  1. that
    شنیدم که با فرشته ازدواج کرد.
    Šenidam ke bâ Ferešte ezdevâj kard.
    I heard that he got married to Fereshteh.
    نمی‌دونستم که پسرشون پشتو بلده.
    Nemi-dunestam ke pesarešun Pašto balade.
    I didn't know that their son knows Pashto.
  2. which
    اون کتابی رو که بهت دادم هنوز می‌خونیش؟
    On ketâbi ro ke behet dâdam hanuz mi-xuniš?
    Are you still reading the book that I gave you?
    اون زنی رو که بهرنگ باهاش ازدواج می‌کنه می‌شناسیش؟
    On zani ro ke Behrang bâhâš ezdevâj mi-kone mi-šnâsiš?
    Do you know the woman to whom Behrang is getting married?
Usage notes[edit]

Colloquially, often dropped when joining two clauses, but not when identifying a noun phrase.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

Dari
Iranian Persian که
Tajik ке (ke)

که (ke)

  1. who

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

که (kah)

  1. Alternative form of کاه.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Persian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari که
Iranian Persian که
Tajik кеҳ (keh)

که (keh)

  1. (archaic) small

Noun[edit]

که (keh) (plural کهان)

  1. (archaic) small

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

که (koh)

  1. Alternative form of کوه.