فرمودن

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (plmwtn', plmʾd- /framūdan, framāy-/, to order, command).

Compare Old Armenian հրամայեմ (hramayem), borrowed from Iranian.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

فرمودن (farmudan) (present stem فرما(farmâ))

  1. to order, to command
    Synonym: دستور دادن(dastur dâdan)
  2. (deferential, formal) to say; used as a substitute for گفتن(goftan, to say) to show respect
    چی فرمودید؟‎‎
    či farmudid?
    What did you say?
  3. (deferential, formal) In compound verbs, occasionally used as a substitute for کردن(kardan, to do) to show respect

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Further readingEdit

  • Horn, Paul (1893) Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, § 821, page 182
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 182