مصدر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun of صَدَرَ (ṣadara, to happen, to occur, to go out), from the root ص د ر (ṣ-d-r).

Noun[edit]

مَصْدَر (maṣdarm (plural مَصَادِر (maṣādir))

  1. verbal noun of صَدَرَ (ṣadara) (form I)
  2. (grammar) verbal noun, infinitive, gerund
  3. (grammar) absolute object
  4. starting point, point of origin
  5. origin, source

Declension[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic مَصْدَر (maṣdar).

Noun[edit]

مصدر (masdar) (plural مصدرها (masdar-hâ) or مصادر (masâder))

  1. (grammar) infinitive
  2. (rare) origin
  3. (rare) source