See also: ازهق and أزهق

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ر ه ف (r h f)
4 terms

Causative of رَهُفَ (rahufa, to be thin, slim or slender; to be sharp).

Verb

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أَرْهَفَ (ʔarhafa) IV, non-past يُرْهِفُ‎ (yurhifu)

  1. to make thin, slim or slender
  2. to sharpen
Conjugation
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Etymology 2

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Root
ر ه ف (r h f)
4 terms

Elative of رَهِف (rahif, thin, slim) and رَهِيف (rahīf, thin, slim; sharp) and مُرْهَف (murhaf, thin, slim; sharp).

Adjective

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أَرْهَف (ʔarhaf)

  1. elative degree of رَهِف (rahif) and elative degree of رَهِيف (rahīf) and elative degree of مُرْهَف (murhaf):
    1. thinner, slimmer, slenderer; thinnest, slimmest, slenderest
    2. sharper; sharpest
Declension
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  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “أرهف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN