Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Persian [script needed] (prznd /⁠frazand⁠/, child, son) (Manichaean Middle Persian [script needed] (frzynd, przynd)), from Proto-Iranian *frazanti-, from Proto-Iranian *fra- (forward, pro-) + a root descended from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to produce, give birth).

Pronunciation edit

Dari فرزند, اولاد
Iranian Persian فرزند
Tajik фарзанд
 

Readings
Classical reading? farzand
Dari reading? farzand
Iranian reading? farzand
Tajik reading? farzand

Noun edit

فَرزَند (farzand) (pluralفَرزَندانorفَرزَندها⁩)

  1. child
    Synonym:بچه(bačče)
  2. offspring
    Synonym:اولاد(owlâd)
  3. son or daughter
    چندتا فرزند در این خانواده وجود دارد؟
    čandta farzand dar in xânevâde vojud dârad?
    How many kids are in this household?

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

References edit

  • Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond (2004), “frzynd”, in A Dictionary of Manichaean Middle Persian and Parthian (Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum; 3.1), Turnhout: Brepols
  • Cheung, Johnny (2007) Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 464-6

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persianفرزند(farzand), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁-.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

فرزند (farzandm or f (Hindi spelling फ़र्ज़ंद)

  1. child
  2. offspring
    Synonym:اولاد(aulād)
  3. son or daughter