استاد

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See also: إستادand أستاذ

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier اوستاد(ôstâd), from Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (ʾwstʾt'), 𐫀𐫇𐫏𐫘𐫤𐫀𐫅(ʾwystʾd /awestād/, master, craftsman), from Proto-Iranian *Hawastātas (compare Avestan 𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬯𐬙𐬁𐬙𐬀(auuastāta), Northern Kurdish hoste, oste, wista, wusta, وەستا(westa), Mazanderani استات(estât), استا(estâ), اسا(essâ)), verbal noun of Proto-Iranian *HawastaHyáti (compare Old Persian 𐎠𐎺𐎠𐎿𐎫𐎠𐎹𐎶 (a-v-a-s-t-a-y-m /avāstāyam/), Avestan 𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬯𐬙𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀(auuastaiia)), from *Hawa- +‎ *staHyáti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *staHyáti, from Proto-Indo-European *stoh₂éyeti (to cause to stand).

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Adjective[edit]

استاد (ostâd) (comparative استادتَر(ostâd-tar), superlative استادتَرین(ostâd-tarin))

  1. skilled, expert

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian استاد
Iranian Persian
Tajik устод (ustod)

استاد (ostâd) (plural استادان(ostâdân) or استادها(ostâd-hâ) or اساتید(asâtid))

  1. master (an expert at something; a tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices; a skilled artist)
    1. ustad
  2. (archaic) tutor
  3. a senior craftsman
  4. expert
  5. professor (a teacher or faculty member at a college or university regardless of formal rank)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian استاد(ostâd, master).

Noun[edit]

استاد (ustādm (plural اساتذہ, Hindi spelling उस्ताद)

  1. professor
  2. teacher, tutor
  3. expert, master
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