استاد

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See also: إستادand أستاذ

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 [Term?]. 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 Persian استاد
Iranian Persian استاد
Tajiki Persian устод (ustod)

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

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

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

استاد (ustādm (Hindi spelling उस्ताद)

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