Dari

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See also: dari, däri, and darı

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Borrowed from Persian دری(darī), of disputed origin, probably from دربار(darbār, royal court). The use of the name in English is a recent development, the language formerly being known as Persian to English speakers.

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Dari

  1. A variety of Middle Persian, the court language of the late Sassanid period and of classical Persian poetry.
  2. The dialect of the Persian language as spoken by approximately one-half of the population in Afghanistan; also referred to as Eastern Persian, Afghan Persian, or simply Persian.
  3. A language of the Central Iranian family spoken by up to 15,000 people (mostly Zoroastrians) in the Yazd and Kerman areas, also known as Gabri or Gabar.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Darius.

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Dari m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Darius

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Darī m pl (genitive Darōrum); second declension

  1. A tribe of India mentioned by Pliny

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Plural
Nominative Darī
Genitive Darōrum
Dative Darīs
Accusative Darōs
Ablative Darīs
Vocative Darī

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