زیرا

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • Short for از(az, from) +‎ این(in, this) +‎ راه(râh, way).
  • Short for از(az, from) +‎ این(in, this) +‎ رای(rây, reason).

Conjunction[edit]

زیرا (zirâ)

  1. (literary) because
    چون که زیرا(colloquial)čon ke zirâequivalent to English “because I said so” (literally, “because because”)
    Synonym: چون(čon)

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: zira
  • Middle Armenian: զէրէ (zērē), զէրայ (zēray), զէրա (zēra)