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شفرة

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From شَفْر (šafr), the edge of the eyelid from which the eyelashes grow.

NounEdit

شَفْرَة (šafraf (plural شَفَرَات (šafarāt) or شِفَار (šifār))

  1. large knife
  2. blade (of a sword or knife)
  3. razor blade
  4. brink, edge, verge

Etymology 2Edit

From شِفْر (šifr, cipher), from French chiffre, from Arabic صِفْر (ṣifr, zero), from صَفِرَ (ṣafira, to be empty).

NounEdit

شِفْرَة (šifraf

  1. cipher, code