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’).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Dari گرفتن
Iranian Persian گرفتن
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 ۲ موش را گرفت.
    “[The] cat caught two mice.”
  6. to hold
  7. to seize
  8. to receive

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