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PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to burn).

NounEdit

گر (gor)

  1. flame; blaze
  2. burn (sensation)

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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian.

ConjunctionEdit

گر (gar)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of اگر
    • Rumi, Divan-e Shams, [1]
      گر جان عاشق دم زند، آتش در این عالم زند
      gar jân-e 'âšeq dam zanad, âtaš dar in 'âlam zanad
      If the soul of the lover remains silent, fire will consume this world (literally: strike this world).

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Etymology 3Edit

SuffixEdit

ـگر (-gar)

  1. -er

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