See also: اسد and أشد

Arabic edit

 
أَسَد

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Unknown. Dubious relation to عَنْبَس (ʕanbas, lion), Ge'ez ዐንበሳ (ʿänbäsa, lion), عَبَّاس (ʕabbās, lion) which are explained by عَبَسَ (ʕabasa, to scowl).

Noun edit

أَسَد (ʔasadm (plural أُسُود (ʔusūd) or أُسُد (ʔusud) or أُسْد (ʔusd) or آسَاد (ʔāsād), feminine لَبُؤَة (labuʔa))

  1. lion
  2. (definite) Leo (astronomy)
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Etymology 2 edit

Root
س د د (s-d-d)

Verb edit

أَسَدَّ (ʔasadda) IV, non-past يُسِدُّ‎ (yusiddu)

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Adjective edit

أَسَدّ (ʔasadd)

  1. elative degree of سَدِيد (sadīd)
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أَسِدُّ (ʔasiddu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أَسِدَّ (ʔasidda) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of سَدَّ (sadda)
  2. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أَسِدِّ (ʔasiddi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أَسُدُّ (ʔasuddu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أَسُدَّ (ʔasudda) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of سَدَّ (sadda)
  2. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أَسُدِّ (ʔasuddi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أُسَدُّ (ʔusaddu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أُسَدَّ (ʔusadda) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of سَدَّ (sadda)
  2. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

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أُسَدِّ (ʔusaddi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of سَدَّ (sadda)

References edit

  • Hommel, Fritz (1879) Die Namen der Säugethiere bei den südsemitischen Völkern als Beiträge zur arabischen und äthiopischen Lexicographie, zur semitischen Kulturforschung und Sprachvergleichung und zur Geschichte der Mittelmeerfauna. Mit steter Berücksichtigung auch der assyrischen und hebräischen Thiernamen und geographischen und literaturgeschichtlichen Excursen[1] (in German), Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung, page 293
  • Leslau, Wolf (1991) Comparative Dictionary of Geʿez (Classical Ethiopic), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 64
  • Nöldeke, Theodor (1904) Beiträge zur semitischen Sprachwissenschaft[2] (in German), Straßburg: Karl J. Trübner, page 77
  • Kogan, Leonid (2011) “Proto-Semitic Lexicon”, in Weninger, Stefan, editor, The Semitic Languages. An International Handbook (Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft – Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science; 36), Berlin: De Gruyter, →ISBN, page 208

Egyptian Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic أَسَد (ʔasad).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

أسد (ʾasadm (plural أسود (ʾusūd) or أسدة (ʾusúda))

  1. lion
    Synonym: سبع
  2. (astrology) Leo

References edit

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895). An Arabic-English vocabulary of the colloquial Arabic of Egypt, containing the vernacular idioms and expressions, slang phrases, etc., etc., used by the native Egyptians Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office.
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986). A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic Beirut: Librairie du Liban.

South Levantine Arabic edit

 
تماثيل أسود في دوار المنارةstatues of lions in al-Manara Square

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Arabic أَسَد (ʔasad).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔa.sad/, [ˈʔa.sad]
  • (file)

Noun edit

أسد (ʔasadm (plural أسود (ʔusūd))

  1. lion
  2. (astrology) Leo

See also edit

Signs of the Zodiac · الأبراج (il-ʔabrāj)
       
الحمل (il-ḥamal, Aries) التور (it-tōr, Taurus) الجوزاء (il-jōzāʔ, Gemini) السرطان (is-saraṭān, Cancer)
       
الأسد (il-ʔasad, Leo) العذراء (il-ʕazrāʔ, Virgo) الميزان (il-mīzān, Libra) العقرب (il-ʕaqrab, Scorpio)
       
القوس (il-ʔōs, Sagittarius) الجدي (il-jidi, Capricorn) الدلو (id-dalu, Aquarius) الحوت (il-ḥūt, Pisces)