Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Noun

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بُوصَة (būṣaf (singulative, collective بُوص m (būṣ))

  1. singulative of بُوص (būṣ, reed of Phragmites gen.)
Declension
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Etymology 2

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From French pouce.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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بُوصَة (būṣaf (plural بُوصَات (būṣāt))

  1. inch

See also

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Hijazi Arabic

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بُوصة

Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Arabic بُوصَة (būṣa, reed).

Noun

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بوصة (būṣaf (plural بُوَص (buwaṣ))

  1. drinking straw

Etymology 2

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From French pouce.

Noun

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بوصة (būṣaf (plural بُوصات (būṣāt))

  1. inch