پرسیدن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(pursīdan), from Old Persian [script needed] ‎(fraθ-), from Proto-Indo-European *preḱ- ‎(to ask). Proto-Indo-European cognates include Kurdish pirsîn, Sanskrit पृच्छति ‎(pṛccháti), Armenian հարց ‎(harcʿ), Latin posco and Old English frignan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari پرسیدن
Iranian Persian پرسیدن
Tajik пурсидан ‎(pursidan)

پرسیدن ‎(porsidan) ‎(present stem پرس ‎(pors))

  1. to ask, inquire
    از پدرم پرسیدم که آیا پشتو زبان مشکلی است یا نه.
    Az pedar-e man porsidam ke âyâ Pašto zabân-e moškeli ast yâ na. (more literary)
    از پدرم پرسیدم پشتو زبون مشکلیه یا نه.
    Az pedaram porsidam Pašto zabun-e moškeli-ye yâ na. (more colloquial)
    I asked my father if Pashto is a difficult language.
  2. to question

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • «پرسیدن» in Dehkhoda Dictionary.
  • پرسیدن in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • Ann K. S. Lambton (1954), Persian Vocabulary, page 32. London: Cambridge University Press.
  • پرسیدن in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul