مرد

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Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

مرد ‎(mard)

  1. man (male human)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian GBRA / mlt' ‎(mard, man), from Old Persian 𐎶𐎼𐎫𐎡𐎹 ‎(martiya, man), probably from Proto-Iranian from Proto-Indo-Iranian, and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥tós, *mr̥tó- ‎(mortal), from *mer- ‎(to die). Akin to Kurdish mêr, Sanskrit मर्त ‎(márta, mortal, man), Old Armenian մարդ ‎(mard, man), Ancient Greek βροτός ‎(brotós, mortal). See also مردن ‎(mordan), مرده ‎(morde).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mæɾd/
  • (file)
  • (dialectal, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) IPA(key): /meɾd/

Noun[edit]

Dari مرد
Iranian Persian مرد
Tajik мард ‎(mard)

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

  1. man (male human)

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