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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Verbal noun of صَدَرَ(ṣadara, to happen, to occur, to go out), from the root ص د ر(ṣ-d-r).

NounEdit

مَصْدَر (maṣdarm (plural مَصَادِر(maṣādir))

  1. verbal noun of صَدَرَ(ṣadara) (form I)
  2. starting point, point of origin
  3. origin, source
  4. (grammar) verbal noun, infinitive, gerund
    • Ibn Malik
      وَنَعَتُوا بِمَصْدَرٍ كَثِيرًا / فَٱلْتَزَمُوا الْإِفْرَادَ وَٱلتَّذْكِيرَا
      wanaʿatū bimaṣdarin kaṯīran / fal-tazamū l-ʾifrāda wat-taḏkīrā
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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic مَصْدَر(maṣdar).

NounEdit

مصدر (masdar) (plural مصدرها(masdar-hâ) or مصادر(masâder))

  1. (grammar) infinitive
  2. (rare) origin
  3. (rare) source