یاور

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Avestan 𐬰𐬁𐬬𐬀𐬭 (zāvar, strength, power). According to Pokorny (1959, p. 399, s.v. "ĝeu-") from the root of Sanskrit जु (ju), with an -ar- suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari یاور
Iranian Persian یاور
Tajik ёвар (yovar)

یاور (yâvar)

  1. (literary) assistant
  2. (obsolete) police officer
  3. (obsolete) major (military)

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