برادر

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian برادر ‎(barâdar, birâdar).

Noun[edit]

برادر ‎(birâder)

  1. brother

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭡𐭥𐭠𐭣𐭥 (brād, brâdar), from Old Persian 𐎲𐎼𐎠𐎫𐎠 ‎(brātā), from Proto-Iranian (compare Kurdish bira, birader, bra, Balochi برات ‎(barát), Ossetian ӕрвад ‎(ærvad), Avestan 𐬠𐬭𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭 (brātar-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit भ्रातृ ‎(bhrātṛ), Hindi भ्राता ‎(bhrātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (compare Russian брат ‎(brat), Latin frāter, Irish bráthair, English brother).

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Noun[edit]

Dari برادر
Iranian Persian برادر
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.)

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