گرگ

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See also: کرکand گرک

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebh₂- (to grab, seize). Cognates include Persian گرفتن(gereftan), Central Kurdish گرتن(girtin), Sanskrit गृह्णाति (gṛhṇāti, he seizes).

Verb[edit]

گرگ (girag)

  1. to grab
  2. to grip
  3. to take
  4. to get
  5. to catch
  6. to hold
  7. to seize
  8. to receive

Persian[edit]

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یک گرگِ خاکستری

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭢𐭥𐭫𐭢(gʿlg /gurg/, wolf), from Old Persian 𐎺𐎼𐎣 (v-r-k /varka-/), from Proto-Iranian *wŕ̥kah (compare Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬀(vəhrka), Sogdian [script needed] (wyrk- /wərk/), Baluchi گرک(gurk), Mazanderani ورگ(verg), Northern Kurdish gur, gurg, Ossetian бирӕгъ (biræǧ)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wŕ̥kas (wolf) (compare Sanskrit वृक (vṛ́ka)), from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (compare English wolf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian گرگ
Iranian Persian
Tajik гург (gurg)

گرگ (gorg) (plural گرگ‌ها(gorg-hâ) or گرگان(gorgân))

  1. a wolf
  2. (figuratively) a social or sexual predator
    اون بیرون پر گرگه!‎‎ ― un birun por-e gorg-e!There are lots of predators out there!

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References[edit]

Dehkhoda, Ali-Akbar (1931–), “گرگ”, in Dehkhoda Dictionary Institute, editors, Dehkhoda Dictionary (in Persian), Tehran: University of Tehran Press