بسیار

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See also: تسيار

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (wsy(k)ʾl /wasyār/, much, many).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian بسیار
Iranian Persian خیلی
Tajik бисёр (bisyor)

بسیار (besyâr) (comparative بسیارتَر(besyâr-tar), superlative بسیارتَرین(besyâr-tarin))

  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
    Synonym: خیلی(xeyli)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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