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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (dwhtl /duxtar/), oblique case of [script needed] (dwht' /duxt/), from Old Persian *𐎯𐎧𐏂𐎡 (*duxçī-), from Proto-Iranian *dugdā (compare Kurdish dot, Pashto لور(lur), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬔𐬆𐬛𐬀𐬭(dugǝdar-)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰugʰdʰā (compare Sanskrit दुहितृ (duhitṛ), from *dʰuǰʰitr-), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr (compare Armenian դուստր (dustr), Ancient Greek θυγάτηρ (thugátēr), Lithuanian duktė, Russian дочь (dočʹ), English daughter).

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NounEdit

دختر (doxtar) (plural دختران(doxtarân) or دخترها(doxtar-hâ))

  1. daughter
  2. girl, gal, lass, maid

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