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عرف

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ع ر ف (ʿ-r-f).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

عَرَفَ (ʿarafa) I, non-past يَعْرِفُ‎ (yaʿrifu)

  1. to know
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

عَرَّفَ (ʿarrafa) II, non-past يُعَرِّفُ‎ (yuʿarrifu)

  1. to tell about, to inform of, to make aware of
  2. (ditransitive) to acquaint with
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • عرف” in John Mace (2007), Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., ISBN 0-7818-1229-1

Egyptian ArabicEdit

VerbEdit

عرف (ʿirif) (perfect, imperfect يعرف (yiʿraf), Verb form I)

  1. to know
    • لقاء سويدان - مش عرفة أنا ليه
      ال اقوله بحبك عارفين رد عليا بأيه؟ متشكر خالص خالص قوى جدا ميرسى.
      I told him "I love you", and do you know what he replied? "Thank you so very very much, merci".

ConjugationEdit