کار

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See also: گازand گار

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (kʾl /kār/, work, deed, affair). Ultimately a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *kʷer- (to do, make, construct). Related to کردن(kardan), پیکر(peykar), etc..

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian کار
Iranian Persian
Tajik кор (kor)

کار (kâr) (plural کارها(kâr-hâ))

  1. work
  2. deed
  3. occupation, job
    دنبال یک کار تازه می‌گردم.‎‎
    Donbâl-e yek kâr-e tâze migardam.
    I'm looking for a new (lit. fresh) job.
  4. business

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: kar
  • Baharna Arabic: كار(kār)
  • Gulf Arabic: كار(kār, hard-worker)
  • → Hindustani:
    Hindi: कार (kār)
    Urdu: کار(kār)
  • Ottoman Turkish: كار(kâr)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian کار(kâr).

Noun[edit]

کار (kārm (Hindi spelling कार)

  1. work, occupation, action
  2. function, duty, use

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit कारक (kāraka).

Suffix[edit]

ـکار (-kār) (Hindi spelling -कार‎)

  1. denotes a doer or agent., -er

Derived terms[edit]