ابر

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See also: أبر‎, إثر‎, آثر‎, أتر‎, اتر‎, أثر, and اثر

Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian ابر(abr), from Middle Persian [script needed] (ʾbl /abr/), from Proto-Iranian *abráh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *abʰrás, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥bʰrós. Doublet of આભ (ābha)

Noun[edit]

ابر (abarm (Standard Gujarati અબર)

  1. (LDA) cloud
    Synonym: وادل (vādal)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Middle Persian [script needed] (ʾbl), [script needed] (ʾp̄l /abr/, cloud), from Proto-Iranian *abráh, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *abʰrás, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥bʰrós.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tajik): IPA(key): /abɾ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian ابر
Iranian Persian
Tajik абр (abr)

ابر (abr) (plural ابرها(abr-hâ))

  1. cloud
  2. a branch of Persian miniature
  3. sponge (a piece of porous material used for washing)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭬𐭣𐭬(mdm /abar/) (whence also بر(bar)), from Proto-Iranian *upári, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *upári, from Proto-Indo-European *upér.

Cognates include English over, Latin super (whence English super), Ancient Greek ὑπέρ (hupér), Old Armenian վեր (ver), German über, Avestan 𐬎𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌(upairi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ابر (abar)

  1. A prefix roughly equivalent to English super-, English over-
    ابر(abar, super) + قدرت(qodrat, power) = ابرقدرت(abarqodrat, superpower)

Further reading[edit]

  • Vullers, Johann August (1855) , “ابر”, in Lexicon Persico-Latinum etymologicum cum linguis maxime cognatis Sanscrita et Zendica et Pehlevica comparatum, e lexicis persice scriptis Borhâni Qâtiu, Haft Qulzum et Bahâri agam et persico-turcico Farhangi-Shuûrî confectum, adhibitis etiam Castelli, Meninski, Richardson et aliorum operibus et auctoritate scriptorum Persicorum adauctum (in Latin), volume I, Bonn: Adolf Marcus, page 66a

Southwestern Fars[edit]

Noun[edit]

ابر (abr)

  1. (Masarm, Deh Sarv, Kuzarg) cloud

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian ابر(abr).

Noun[edit]

ابر (abrm (Hindi spelling अब्र)

  1. cloud
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ابل(abal), from Sanskrit [Term?].

Adjective[edit]

ابر (abar) (Hindi spelling अबर)

  1. weak

Etymology 3[edit]

From اب(ab).

Adverb[edit]

ابر (abar)  Hindi spelling: अबर (abar)

  1. now
Synonyms[edit]