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

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to be beardless
  2. to be callow or inexperienced

Descendants[edit]


Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

مرد (mard)

  1. man (male human)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian mlt' (mard), 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 Kurdish mêr (husband), Sanskrit मर्त (marta, mortal, man), Old Armenian մարդ (mard, man), Ancient Greek βροτός (brotós, mortal), and English mortal.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian مرد
Iranian Persian
Tajik мард (mard)

مرد (mard)

  1. man (male human)
Derived terms[edit]
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Descendants[edit]
  • → Hindustani:
    • Hindi: मर्द (mard)
    • Urdu: مرد(mard)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

مرد (mord)

  1. past stem of مردن

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

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian مرد(mard).

Noun[edit]

مرد (mardm (Hindi spelling मर्द)

  1. man (male human)