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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of خَصَّ(ḵaṣṣa, to favor, to endow, to be characteristic of, to concern), from the root خ ص ص(ḵ-ṣ-ṣ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) (elative أَخَصّ(ʾaḵaṣṣ))

  1. special
  2. particular
  3. specific
  4. designated (بِ(bi) for)
  5. characteristic (بِ(bi) of)
  6. distinguished
  7. private
  8. exclusive

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خاص”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic خَاصّ(ḵāṣṣ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian خاص
Iranian Persian خاص
Tajiki Persian хос (xos)

خاص (xâss) (comparative خاص‌تر‎, superlative خاص‌ترین‎)

  1. special
  2. particular
  3. specific

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic خَاصّ(ḵāṣṣ).

AdjectiveEdit

خاصّ (xāṣṣ) (Hindi spelling ख़ास)

  1. special