بسیار

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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