مرد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root م ر د(m-r-d).

Verb[edit]

مَرَدَ (marada) I, non-past يَمْرُدُ‎‎ (yamrudu)

  1. to be bold
  2. to be rebellious
  3. to be constant with something (with على)
  4. to suckle
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Etymology 2[edit]

Form-II causative of مَرَدَ(marada, to be constant).

Verb[edit]

مَرَّدَ (marrada) II, non-past يُمَرِّدُ‎‎ (yumarridu) (causative)

  1. to polish, to level
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Etymology 3[edit]

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مَرِدَ (marida) I, non-past يَمْرَدُ‎‎ (yamradu)

  1. to be beardless
  2. to be callow or inexperienced
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Etymology 4[edit]

Unknown, possibly from a Middle Iranian cognate of Persian مورد(murd, myrtle). The “rebellion” senses of the root م ر د(m-r-d) may then be figurative after the tonic properties of the myrtle or the thermogenic, aphrodisiac and purgative effects of the toothbrush tree fruits.

Noun[edit]

مَرْد (mardm

  1. fruit of the toothbrush tree
    Synonyms: بَرِير(barīr), كَبَاث(kabāṯ), خَمْط(ḵamṭ)

Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

مرد (mard)

  1. man (male human)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian مرد(mard).

Noun[edit]

مرد (merd)

  1. man; a human male

Adjective[edit]

مرد (merd)

  1. man of his word
  2. valiant

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: mert

Pashto[edit]

Noun[edit]

مرد (mardm

  1. man, male, person
  2. brave man, courageous man
  3. brave, noble and decent person, real man

References[edit]

  • Pashtoon, Zeeya A. (2009), “مرد”, in Pashto–English Dictionary, Hyattsville: Dunwoody Press

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (mlt' /mard/), [Book Pahlavi needed] (GBRA /mard/), from Old Persian 𐎶𐎼𐎫𐎡𐎹 (martiya), from Proto-Iranian *mŕ̥tah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mŕ̥tas, and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥tós (dead, mortal), from *mer- (to die); whence also مردن(mordan, to die), and مردم(mardom, people).

Cognates include Northern Kurdish mêr (husband), Northern Luri مێرںە(mırə, husband), Sanskrit मर्त (marta, mortal, man), Old Armenian մարդ (mard, man), Ancient Greek βροτός (brotós, mortal), and Latin mortuus (dead)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari مرد
Iranian Persian
Tajik мард (mard)

مرد (mard) (plural مردان(mardân) or مردها(mard-hâ))

  1. man (adult male human)
    یک مردِ جوان‎ ― yek mard-e javanA young man
  2. (calque from English, in the vocative) used to address a man
    چطوری مرد؟!‎‎ ― četowri mard?!How are doing you man?!
  3. a member of a team or group, usually in plural
    یوآخیم لو و مردانش برزیل را هفت بر یک شکست دادند.‎‎
    yu-âxim low va mardânaš berezil râ haft bar yek šekast dâdand.
    Joachim Löw and his men beat Brazil 7-1.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

مرد (mord)

  1. past stem of مردن(mordan)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian مرد(mard).

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Noun[edit]

مَرْد (mardm

  1. man (male human)