ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ج ن ي(j-n-y).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

جَنَى (janā) I, non-past يَجْنِي‎‎ (yajnī)

  1. to harvest, to reap, to gather; to collect, to gain, to obtain

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

جَنَى (janā) I, non-past يَجْنِي‎‎ (yajnī)

  1. to commit a crime, an outrage, to offend [+ عَلَى(object) = against]

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ReferencesEdit

  • جنى” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1830) , “جنى”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 316
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) , “جنى”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 1, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 340
  • Lane, Edward William (1863) , “جنى”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 472
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “جنى”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 208