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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