گرفتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Term?] (/griftan/), from Old Persian [Term?] (/grab-/, to seize), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebh₂- (to grab, seize). Cognates include Central Kurdish گرتن(girtin), Baluchi گرگ(girag), Sanskrit गृह्णाति (gṛhṇāti, he seizes), Russian гра́бить (grábitʹ), German greifen, and English grab.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /ɡɪɾɪftan/

Verb[edit]

Dari Persian گرفتن
Iranian Persian
Tajik гирифтан (giriftan)

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

  1. to grab
  2. to grip
  3. to take
  4. to get
  5. to catch
    گربه دو موش را گرفت.‎‎
    gorbe do muš râ gereft.
    The cat caught two mice.
  6. to hold
  7. to seize
  8. to receive

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