برادر

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian برادر(barâdar, birâdar).

Noun[edit]

برادر (birâder)

  1. brother

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Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: birader
  • Serbo-Croatian: бура́зер, burázer

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (brād, brâdar), from Old Persian 𐎲𐎼𐎠𐎫𐎠 (brātā), from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian برادر
Iranian Persian
Tajik бародар (barodar)

برادر (barâdar, berâdar) (plural برادران(barâdarân, berâdarân) or برادرها(barâdar-hâ, berâdar-hâ))

  1. brother
    برادرم می‌خواد با زنی ازدواج کنه.
    Barâdaram mi-xâd bâ zan-i ezdevâj kone.
    My brother wants to get married to some woman. (Implied is that the brother has chosen a specific woman, but the speaker is not acquainted with her.)
  2. (Iran, military) comrade
  3. (Iran, colloquial) dude (term of address for man)

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