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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the verb أَنُثَ(ʾanuṯa, to be feminine). Has the form of a feminine elative. Cognate with Ugaritic 𐎀𐎘𐎚 (aṯt, wife), Aramaic ܐܢܬܬܐ(antatā, wife), Akkadian 𒁮 (aššatu, wife).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

أُنْثَى (ʾunṯā) (common plural إِنَاث(ʾināṯ) or أَنَاثَى(ʾanāṯā) or أُنُث(ʾunuṯ))

  1. female
  2. feminine

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NounEdit

أُنْثَى (ʾunṯāf (dual أُنْثَيَانِ(ʾunṯayāni), plural إِنَاث(ʾināṯ) or أَنَاثَى(ʾanāṯā) or أُنُث(ʾunuṯ))

  1. a female
  2. (in the dual) testicles

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