پرسیدن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭥𐭥𐭮𐭩𐭲𐭭(pursīdan), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎼𐎿𐎠𐎷𐎹 (p-r-s-a-mi-y /pạrsāmiy/, to ask, punish, 1sg.pres.act.), from Proto-Iranian *pr̥sáti[1], from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥sḱéti. Proto-Indo-European cognates include Kurdish pirsîn, Sanskrit पृच्छति (pṛccháti), Armenian հարց (harcʿ), Latin posco and Old English frignan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari Persian پرسیدن
Iranian Persian پرسیدن
Tajiki Persian 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 whether Pashto is a difficult language or not.
  2. to question

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • ^ Cheung, Johnny (2007), “*fras/prs”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 88