مادر

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭬𐭠𐭲𐭥 ‎(mātar), from Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐎫𐎠 ‎(mātā), from Proto-Iranian (compare Kurdish mak, Baluchi مات ‎(mát), Pashto مور ‎(mor), Ossetian мад ‎(mad), Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭 ‎(mātar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit मातृ ‎(mā́tṛ), Hindi माता ‎(mātā), मां ‎(mā̃)), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr (compare Armenian մայր ‎(mayr), Greek μητέρα ‎(mitéra), Russian мать ‎(mat'), Italian madre, English mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɒːˈd̪æɾ]
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  • (dialectal, Isfahan) IPA(key): /mɒːˈdeɾ/

Noun[edit]

Dari مادر
Iranian Persian مادر
Tajik модар ‎(modar)

مادر ‎(mâdar) ‎(plural مادران ‎(mâdarân))

  1. mother, mama
    دائیتم. مادرت جواهرمه.
    Dâ'ítam. Mâdáret xâháram-e.
    I'm your (maternal) uncle. Your mother is my sister.
    فردا باید برم خونه مادرم.
    Fardâ bâyad beram xune-ye mâdaram.
    I need to go to my mother's house tomorrow.

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian مادر ‎(mādar), from Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐎫𐎠 ‎(mātā). Cognate to Sanskrit मातृ ‎(mā́tṛ), Hindi माता ‎(mātā).

Noun[edit]

مادر ‎(mādarf ‎(Hindi spelling मादर)

  1. mother, mama