تار

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See also: باژ‎, باز‎, تاز‎, بار‎, پار‎, ثأر, and ثار

Persian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (tʾr /tār/, darkness), from Proto-Iranian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *temH-. Cognate to Avestan 𐬙𐬄𐬚𐬭𐬀(tąθra), Khotanese [script needed] (ttāra-), Pashto تور(black), Ossetian тар (tar), Sanskrit तमिस्र (tamisra), Latin tenebrae.

Adjective[edit]

تار (târ)

  1. dark
  2. obscure
  3. dim
  4. bleary

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ten- (to stretch); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

تار (târ) (plural تارها(târ-hâ))

  1. string
  2. cord
  3. tar (a classical musical instrument of Persia)
Descendants[edit]
  • English: tar
  • Hindi: तार (tār)
  • Armenian: թառ (tʿaṙ)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian تار(târ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تار (tārm (Hindi spelling तार)

  1. cord, wire
  2. string
  3. telegraph

Declension[edit]

Declension of تار
singular plural
direct تار(tār) تار(tār)
oblique تار(tār) تاروں(tārō̃)
vocative تار(tār) تارو(tārō)

References[edit]

  • تار”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • تار”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary, Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.