أكثر

See also: اكثر‎, أكبر‎, اكبر‎, اکثر, and اکبر

ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Elative of كَثِير(kaṯīr, much), from the root ك ث ر(k-ṯ-r).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

أَكْثَر (ʾakṯar) (feminine كُثْرَى(kuṯrā), masculine plural أَكْثَرُونَ(ʾakṯarūna) or أَكَاثِر(ʾakāṯir), feminine plural كُثْرَيَات(kuṯrayāt))

  1. elative degree of كَثِير(kaṯīr):
    1. more; most
  2. most, the majority of, more than half of (with following genitive)
    Synonyms: أَغْلَب(ʾaḡlab), مُعْظَم(muʿẓam)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:243:
      أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَى الَّذِينَ خَرَجُوا مِن دِيَارِهِمْ وَهُمْ أُلُوفٌ حَذَرَ الْمَوْتِ فَقَالَ لَهُمُ اللَّهُ مُوتُوا ثُمَّ أَحْيَاهُمْ ۚ إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَذُو فَضْلٍ عَلَى النَّاسِ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَشْكُرُونَ
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DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

أَكْثَرَ (ʾakṯara) (adverbial accusative)

  1. more
  2. more often; more frequently

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ك ث ر(k-ṯ-r); compare كَثِير(kaṯīr, many).

VerbEdit

أَكْثَرَ (ʾakṯara) IV, non-past يُكْثِرُ‎‎ (yukṯiru)

  1. (transitive) to increase
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mace, John (2007), “أكثر”, in Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

أَكْثُرُ (ʾakṯuru) (form I)

  1. inflection of كَثُرَ(kaṯura):
    1. first-person singular non-past active indicative
    2. first-person singular non-past active indicative

VerbEdit

أَكْثُرَ (ʾakṯura) (form I)

  1. inflection of كَثُرَ(kaṯura):
    1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive
    2. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive

VerbEdit

أَكْثُرْ (ʾakṯur) (form I)

  1. inflection of كَثُرَ(kaṯura):
    1. first-person singular non-past active jussive
    2. first-person singular non-past active jussive

VerbEdit

أُكْثَرُ (ʾukṯaru) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of كَثَرَ(kaṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكْثَرَ (ʾukṯara) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of كَثَرَ(kaṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكْثَرْ (ʾukṯar) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of كَثَرَ(kaṯara)

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

أُكَثِّرُ (ʾukaṯṯiru) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكَثِّرَ (ʾukaṯṯira) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكَثِّرْ (ʾukaṯṯir) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكَثَّرُ (ʾukaṯṯaru) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكَثَّرَ (ʾukaṯṯara) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)

VerbEdit

أُكَثَّرْ (ʾukaṯṯar) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of كَثَّرَ(kaṯṯara)