دوست

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Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

دوست (dost)

  1. friend

Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دوست (dôst).

Noun[edit]

دوست (dostm (plural دوستان (dostân))

  1. (obsolete, unfashionable) friend

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References[edit]

  • Raverty, H. G. (1867), “دوست”, in A dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pus'hto, or language of the Afghans: with remarks on the originality of the language, and its affinity to other oriental tongues, London: Williams & Nortgate

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari دوست
Iranian Persian دوست
Tajik дӯст (düst)

دوست (dôst) (plural دوستان (dôstân) or دوست‌ها (dôst-hâ))

  1. friend

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دوست (dôst).

Noun[edit]

دوست (dostm (Hindi spelling दोस्त)

  1. friend

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Uyghur[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دوست (dôst).

Noun[edit]

دوست (dost)

  1. friend
    Synonyms: ئاداش (adash), ئاغىنە (aghine), ئۈلپەت (ülpet)

Usage notes[edit]

دوست (dost) is the regular term for a friend, while ئاداش (adash) refers to close friends. However, ئاداش (adash) should be used to strangers to show politeness. ئاغىنە (aghine) is used for contemporaries, while ئۈلپەت (ülpet) refers to companions at work, or whom one is collaborating with.