افسر

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (’p̄ysl /abesar/).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

افسر (afsar) (plural افسرها(afsar-hâ))

  1. (archaic) crown
    Synonyms: تاج(tâj), کلاه(kolâh), دیهیم(deyhim)
    • 10th Century CE, Ferdowsi, Shahnameh
      که جاوید باد افسر و تخت او / ز خورشید تابنده‌تر بخت او
      ke jâvid bâd afsar o taxte 'u / ze xoršid tâbabnde-tar baxte 'u
      May his crown and throne be ever-lasting / May his fortune be brighter than the sun

Etymology 2Edit

From English officer.

NounEdit

افسر (afsar) (plural افسران(afsarân))

  1. (military, Iran) officer
    Synonym: (Dari) آفیسر(āfiser)

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