See also: ارقand آرق

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ء ر ق(ʾ-r-q).

VerbEdit

أَرِقَ (ʾariqa) I, non-past يَأْرَقُ‎‎ (yaʾraqu)

  1. to be sleepless
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

أَرَّقَ (ʾarraqa) II, non-past يُؤَرِّقُ‎‎ (yuʾarriqu)

  1. to make sleepless
    • 13th Century CE, Al-Busiri, Qasīdat al-Burda:
      نَعَمْ سَرَى طَيْفُ مَنْ أَهْوَى فَأَرَّقَنِي‎‎
      naʿam sarā ṭayfu man ʾahwā faʾarraqanī
      Yes! Thoughts of the beloved came to me at night and kept me from sleeping.
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

أَرَق (ʾaraqm

  1. verbal noun of أَرِقَ (ʾariqa) (form I)
  2. insomnia
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Elative of رَقِيق(raqīq, thin, slim; delicate; soft), from the root ر ق ق(r-q-q).

AdjectiveEdit

أَرَقّ (ʾaraqq)

  1. elative degree of رَقِيق(raqīq):
    1. thinner, slimmer; thinnest, slimmest
    2. more delicate; most delicate
    3. softer; softest
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “أرق”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 27
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “أرق”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 50
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “أرق”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 20
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “أرق”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen