مصدر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the primitive root صَدَرَ (ṣádara, to happen, to occur, to go out), from the root ص د ر (ṣ-d-r).

Noun[edit]

مَصْدَر (máṣdarm, plural مَصَادِر (maṣādir)‎

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

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مصدر (maṣdar).

Noun[edit]

مصدر (masdar) (plural مصدرها or مصادر)

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