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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of Middle Persian (and archaic New Persian) یاور(yâvar). Akin to Manichaean Middle Persian hyʾr (/hayyār/, helper, friend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian یار
Iranian Persian
Tajik ёр (yor)

یار (yâr) (plural یاران(yârân))

  1. (literary) friend, lover, companion
  2. (literary) assistant, defender, helper
  3. (sports) a player in a team
  4. strength, power
  5. pestle

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: yar
  • Chagatai: يار(yār)
  • Hindustani:
  • Middle Armenian: եար (ear)
  • Ottoman Turkish: یار(yār)
  • Punjabi: یار(yār) / ਯਾਰ (yār)
  • Rajasthani: यार (yār)

ReferencesEdit


PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian یار(yâr).

NounEdit

یار (yārm (Gurmukhi spelling ਯਾਰ)

  1. friend, pal
  2. dude

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian یار(yâr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

یار (yārm or f (Hindi spelling यार)

  1. pal
  2. buddy
  3. friend
  4. comrade
  5. companion
  6. lover
  7. mistress

DescendantsEdit