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. starting point, point of origin
  3. origin, source
  4. (grammar) verbal noun, infinitive, gerund
    • Ibn Malik, Alfiya
      وَنَعَتُوا بِمَصْدَرٍ كَثِيرًا / فَٱلْتَزَمُوا الْإِفْرَادَ وَٱلتَّذْكِيرَا
      wanaʿatū bimaṣdarin kaṯīran / fal-tazamū l-ʾifrāda wat-taḏkīrā
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic مَصْدَر(maṣdar).

Noun[edit]

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

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