گشتن

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See also: کشتن and كسبن

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Dari گشتن
Iranian Persian گشتن
Tajik гаштан (gaštan)

گشتن (gaštan) (present stem گرد (gard))

  1. (intransitive) to rotate, turn, revolve, spin (to move around an axis)
    به دور خود گشتن‎ ― be dour-e xod gaštanto turn, spin (around)
    زمین به طور مداوم به دور خود می‌گردد.‏‎ ― zamin be tur-e modâvem be dour-e xod mi-gardadThe Earth is constantly spinning.
    زمین یک بار در هر بیست و چهار ساعت به دور خود می‌گردد.‏‎ ― zamin yek bâr dar har bist-o-čahâr sâ’at be dour-e xod mi-gardadThe Earth revolves once every 24 hours.
  2. (intransitive) to spin (to rotate or turn around quickly)
    توپ بر روی زمین به دور خود می‌گردد.‏‎ ― tup bar ru-ye zamin be dour-e xod mi-gardadThe ball is spinning on the ground.
  3. (intransitive) to circulate (to move in a circuit, for example blood, air)
    هوا در فضای خانه می‌گردد.‏‎ ― havâ dar fazâ-ye xâne mi-gardadThe air is circulating around the house (space).
  4. (intransitive) to circle (to travel in a circle or circles)
    پرنده‌ها بالای سرمان می‌گشتند.‏‎ ― parande-hâ bâlâ-ye saremân mi-gaštandThe birds were circling above us.
  5. (intransitive) to walk around, have a walk around
    بیا برویم بگردیم.‏‎ ― biyâ be-ravim be-gardimLet’s go walk around.
    رفتیم بیرون بگردیم.‏‎ ― raftim birun be-gardimWe went out to walk around.

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