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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script needed] duxtar, from Old Persian duxçī-, from Proto-Iranian (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), Greek θυγατέρα(thygatéra), Lithuanian duktė, Russian дочь(doč’), English daughter).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /doxˈtʰæɾ/
  • (dialectal, Isfahan, Hamadan) IPA(key): /doxˈtʰeɾ/ or IPA(key): /doxˈdeɾ/

NounEdit

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

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

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