گرفتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (griftan) [script needed], from Old Persian grab- (to seize), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebh₂- (to grab, seize). Cognates include Baluchi گرگ (girag), Kurdish گرتن (girtin), Sanskrit गृह्णाति (gṛhṇāti, he seizes), English grab and Russian грабить (grábit’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari گرفتن
Iranian Persian گرفتن
Tajik гирифтан (giriftan)

گرفتن (gereftan) (present stem گیر (gir))

  1. to grab
  2. to grip
  3. to take
  4. to get
  5. to catch
    گربه ۲ موش را گرفت.
    “[The] cat caught two mice.”
  6. to hold
  7. to seize
  8. to receive

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