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ذرة

See also: ذرہ and ذره

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to the verb ذَرَّ (ḏarra, to strew, to scatter).

NounEdit

ذَرَّة (ḏarraf (singulative, collective ذَرّ (ḏarr), paucal ذَرَّات (ḏarrāt))

  1. atom
  2. tiny particle, speck, mote
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ذ ر و (ḏ-r-w) or ذ ر ي (ḏ-r-y)? Compare ذَرَا (ḏarā, to scatter, to blow away), also spelled ذَرَى (ḏarā).

NounEdit

ذُرَة (ḏuraf (collective, singulative ذُرَة (ḏura))

  1. maize, durum corn, Indian corn (Zea mays L.)
DeclensionEdit