گرفتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (griftan) [script needed], from Old Persian grab- (, to seize), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebh₂- (to grab, seize). Cognates include Baluchi گرگ (girag), Kurdish گرتن (girtin), Sanskrit गृह्णाति (gṛhṇāti, he seizes), English grab and Russian грабить (grábit’) and German: greifen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari Persian گرفتن
Iranian Persian گرفتن
Tajiki Persian гирифтан (giriftan)

گرفتن (gereftan) (present stem گیر (gir))

  1. to grab
  2. to grip
  3. to take
  4. to get
  5. to catch
    گربه ۲ موش را گرفت.‎
    “[The] cat caught two mice.”
  6. to hold
  7. to seize
  8. to receive

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