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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ح ر ص (ḥ-r-ṣ).

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

حِرْص (ḥirṣm

  1. greed, craving, eagerness
  2. fruit stone, pulp round the stone
DeclensionEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

حَرَصَ (ḥaraṣa) I, non-past يَحْرُصُ‎ (yaḥruṣu)

  1. (transitive) to guard, to watch, to control
    حَرَصَ جُحَا عَلَى تَجَنُّبِ غَضَبِ زَوْجَتِهِ وَمَرَّةً...‏
    ḥaraṣa juḥā ʿalā tajannubi ḡaḍabi zawjatihi wamarratan...
    Joha was keen to avoid his wife's anger and once ...
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Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic [Term?].

NounEdit

حرص (hırs)

  1. passion
  2. desire
  3. anger
  4. forwardness

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic [Term?].

NounEdit

حرص (hers)

  1. greed