را

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

را ()

  1. toward me or us (pronominal prefix of the first person)

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • رو (ro) (colloquial)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (literary Persian) IPA(key): [rɒː]
  • (colloquial, after a consonant) IPA(key): [o]
  • (colloquial, after a vowel) IPA(key): [ro]

Particle[edit]

را ()

  1. indicates that the preceding noun phrase is a definite direct object
    دیروز او را دیدم.‏
    Diruz u didam.
    I saw him yesterday.
    باید تو را پیدا کنم.‏
    Bâyad to peydâ konam.
    I have to find you.
  2. (often dated) to; indicates that the preceding noun phrase is an indirect object
    خدا را شكر.‏
    Xodâ šokr.
    Thank God.
    (literally, “Thanks [be] to God.”)
  3. (archaic) for the sake of

Usage notes[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to): به (be)