گروه

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian glwh’ (/grōh/, group, crowd).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian گروه
Iranian Persian
Tajik гурӯҳ (gurüh)

گروه (goruh) (plural گروه‌ها(goruh-hâ) or گروهان(goruhân))

  1. group (of countries, people, etc.)
    گروه ۱+۵‎ ― goruh-e panj be alâve-ye yekP5+1
    • late 13th century, Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, Reynold A. Nicholson, transl., مثنوی معنوی [Masnavi-ye-Ma'navi], volume III, verse 2752:
      ما نه زان پیلان گولیم ای گروه / که اضطراب ماه آردمان شکوه
      mâ na z-ân pilân-e guli-m ey goruh / ke ezterâb-e mâh âradmân šekuh
      O company [of prophets], we are not [to be reckoned] among those stupid elephants who are terrified by the disturbance of the Moon.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hindustani:
    Hindi: गिरोह (giroh)
  • Ottoman Turkish: گروه
  • Pashto: ګروه(groh)