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Etymology 1Edit

From the root ث ق ل(ṯ-q-l), from Proto-Semitic *ṯql (to weigh; burden, weight).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ثَقُلَ (ṯaqula) I, non-past يَثْقُلُ‎‎ (yaṯqulu)

  1. to be heavy
  2. to load, burden, make heavy (بِ(bi) something)
  3. to be burdensome, oppressive (عَلَى(ʿalā) to someone)
  4. to be sluggish, dull-witted
  5. to be too sluggish, too dull (عَن(ʿan) for something)
ConjugationEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ثقل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2Edit

Causative of ثَقُلَ(ṯaqula, to be heavy).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ثَقَّلَ (ṯaqqala) II, non-past يُثَقِّلُ‎‎ (yuṯaqqilu)

  1. to make (something) heavy
  2. (transitive) to burden (something عَلَى(ʿalā) onto someone = burden someone with something)
  3. to trouble (عَلَى(ʿalā) someone بِ(bi) with something)
ConjugationEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ثقل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ث ق ل(ṯ-q-l)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ثِقْل (ṯiqlm (plural أَثْقَال(ʾaṯqāl))

  1. weight
  2. burden, load
  3. gravity
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ثقل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

NounEdit

ثِقَل (ṯiqalm

  1. verbal noun of ثَقُلَ (ṯaqula) (form I)
  2. heaviness
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Inflected form.

AdjectiveEdit

ثُقْل (ṯuqlm pl

  1. masculine plural of ثَقِيل(ṯaqīl)