خر

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See also: جر‎, جز‎, حر‎, خز‎, چر, and جڑ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root خ ر ر(ḵ-r-r).

Verb[edit]

خَرَّ (ḵarra) I, non-past يَخِرُّor يَخُرُّ‎‎ (yaḵirru or yaḵurru)

  1. to murmur, to bubble, to gurgle
  2. to ripple, to trickle
  3. to snore
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

خَرَّ (ḵarra) I, non-past يَخِرُّor يَخُرُّ‎‎ (yaḵirru or yaḵurru)

  1. to fall, to fall down, to drop
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 22:31:
      وَمَنْ يُشْرِكْ بِاللَّهِ فَكَأَنَّمَا خَرَّ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ فَتَخْطَفُهُ الطَّيْرُ
      waman yušrik bi-l-lahi fakaʾannamā ḵarra mina s-samāʾi fataḵṭafuhu ṭ-ṭayru
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 48:24:
      قَالَ لَقَدْ ظَلَمَكَ بِسُؤَالِ نَعْجَتِكَ إِلَىٰ نِعَاجِهِ ۖ وَإِنَّ كَثِيرًا مِّنَ الْخُلَطَاءِ لَيَبْغِي بَعْضُهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ وَقَلِيلٌ مَّا هُمْ ۗ وَظَنَّ دَاوُودُ أَنَّمَا فَتَنَّاهُ فَاسْتَغْفَرَ رَبَّهُ وَخَرَّ رَاكِعًا وَأَنَابَ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. to sink to the ground, to prostrate oneself
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

خَرّ (ḵarrm

  1. verbal noun of خَرَّ (ḵarra) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic хәр
Roman xər
Perso-Arabic خر

Noun[edit]

خر (xər) (definite accusative خری(xəri), plural خرلر(xərlər))

  1. Arabic spelling of xər (donkey)

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Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
خر
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (HMRA /xar/), [Book Pahlavi needed] (hl /xar/, donkey, ass), from Proto-Iranian *xárah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kʰáras.
The meaning of something large is presumed to be from the weight-measure خروار(xar-vâr), originally a donkey-load but later even too heavy for a donkey to carry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خر (xar) (plural خرها(xar-hâ) or خران(xarân))

Dari Persian خر
Iranian Persian
Tajik хар (xar)
یک خر خوشگل
a beautiful donkey
  1. donkey, ass
  2. fool
  3. in compounds meaning big, large

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References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N., “xar”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1971, page 94