کردن

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Central Kurdish[edit]

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کردن ‎(kirdin) ‎(present stem کە)

  1. to do

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(kyrd, kwn-), from Old Persian [script needed] ‎(kar-, to do, make, build), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kar- ‎(to do, make), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer- ‎(to do, make, construct). Modern Indo-Iranian cognates include Ossetian кӕнын ‎(kænyn), конд ‎(kond), Pashto كول ‎(kawël, krël), Baluchi kan-, ku(r)t-, Kurdish kirin, ki-, Zazaki kerdiš, ken-, and Hindustani करना ‎(karnā) / کرنا ‎(karnā). [Arabic needed]

The generic root for "to do, make" has developed in a wide range of specific activities, which have been preserved in old derivations such as: سگالیدن ‎(segâlidan, to think meditate), پیکار ‎(peykâr, picture, statue), نگاشتن ‎(negâštan, to paint), انگاشتن ‎(engâštan, to suppose; believe, consider), انگاریدن ‎(angâridan, to think, imagine; paint, figure).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Harakat: كَردَن
  • IPA(key): /kæɾˈdæn/, [kʲæɾˈdæn]
  • (file)
  • (dialectal, Mashhad, Yazd, Shiraz: some people, Bushehr, Hamadan, Abadeh, Khesht, Konartakhteh, Dashtestan) IPA(key): /keɾˈdæn/, [kʲeɾˈdæn]

Verb[edit]

Dari کردن
Iranian Persian کردن
Tajik кардан ‎(kardan)

کردن ‎(kardan) ‎(present stem کن ‎(kon))

  1. to do
  2. to make
  3. (vulgar) to engage in a sexual act with

Usage notes[edit]

کردن ‎(kardan) is often used to make verbs from nouns and adjectives. The resulting compound verb is conjugated as shown below with the invariant prefix.

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References[edit]

  • کردن in Hayyim, Sulayman (1934-1936), New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim
  • kardan in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul



Southern Kurdish[edit]

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کردن ‎(kirdin)

  1. (transitive) to do, to make (to perform an action)

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