استاد

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Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier اوستاد ‎(ôstâd), from Middle Persian ʾwstʾt' ‎(awestād, master, craftsman) (Manichaean Middle Persian ʾwystʾd ‎(awestād)), from Old Persian. Compare Kurdish hoste, hoste, oste, wista, wusta, وەستا ‎(westa), Mazanderani استات ‎(estât), استا ‎(estâ), اسا ‎(essâ).

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Adjective[edit]

استاد ‎(ostâd) ‎(comparative استادتر, superlative استادترین)

  1. skilled

Noun[edit]

Dari استاد
Iranian Persian استاد
Tajik устод ‎(ustod)

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

  1. expert
  2. master
  3. craftsman
  4. tutor
  5. teacher
  6. professor
  7. ustad

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian استاد ‎(ostâd, master), from Middle Persian ʾwstʾt' ‎(awestād, master, craftsman), from Old Persian.

Noun[edit]

استاد ‎(ustādm

  1. professor
  2. teacher
  3. tutor
  4. expert
  5. master