بسیار

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See also: تسيار

Persian[edit]

Dari بسیار
Iranian Persian بسیار
Tajik бисёр (bisyor)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian wsy(k)ʾl (wasyār, much, many).

Adjective[edit]

بسیار (besyâr) (comparative بسیارتر, superlative بسیارترین)

  1. many

Usage notes[edit]

The comparative and superlative forms بسیارتر (besyâr-tar) and بسیارترین (besyâr-tarin) are somewhat colloquial. More common alternatives are بیشتر (bištar) and بیشترین (bištarin).

Adverb[edit]

بسیار (besyâr)

  1. very

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “wasyār”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 88