خواندن

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kanati, from Proto-Indo-European *kan-.

Compare Northern Kurdish xwendin, Latin canō, cantō, Welsh canu, English chant, Sanskrit कणति (kaṇati).

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Dari Persian خواندن
Iranian Persian
Tajik хондан (xondan)

خواندن (xândan) (present stem خوان(xân))

  1. to read
    برای خواندن همه این کتاب‌ها وقت ندارم.‎‎
    Barấ-ye xándán-e hamé-ye in ketâb-hấ vaqt nádâram.
    I don't have time to read all of these books.
    Synonyms: مطالعه کردن(motâle'e kardan), قرائت کردن(qerâ'at kardan), برخواندن(bar-xândan)
  2. to recite
    Synonym: از بر خواندن(az bar xândan)
  3. to sing
    Synonym: آواز خواندن(âvâz xândan)
  4. to study
    Synonyms: مطالعه کردن(motâle'e kardan, to research), درس خواندن(dars xândan, to do schoolwork)
  5. (archaic, poetic) to beckon
    Synonym: فَراخواندَن(farâxândan)

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