گفتن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian gwptn' (guftan, to say, speak), ultimately from Proto-Iranian *gáwbati, from Proto-Indo-European *gewH- (to call, cry) with a -b⁽ʰ⁾- enlargement, perhaps connected to the synonymous *ǵʰewH-. Cognate to Old Church Slavonic говорити (govoriti).

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Dari گفتن
Iranian Persian
Tajik гуфтан (guftan)

گُفْتَن (goftan) (present stem گو(gu) or گوی(guy))

  1. to say
  2. to tell
    او به من گفت که می‌خواهد لامپ سبزی بخرد.‎‎ (more literary)
    u be man goft ke mi-xâhad lâmp-e sabz-i bexarad
    He told me he wants to buy a green lamp.
    او بهم گفت که می‌خواد یه لامپ سبز بخره.‎‎ (more colloquial)
    u behem goft ke mi-xâd ye lâmp-e sabz bexare
    He told me he wants to buy a green lamp.
  3. to talk
  4. to speak

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian گفتن(goftan).

Verb[edit]

گفتن (guftan)

  1. to say
  2. to speak
  3. to tell

Noun[edit]

گفتن (guftan?

  1. saying
  2. speaking