خريف

See also: حریق‎, حريف‎, حریف, and حريق

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root خ ر ف(ḵ-r-f) meaning "to gather produce", "to become ripe or attaining fullness". Cognate with Hebrew חֹורֶף(khóref), Sabaean and Qatabanian Old South Arabian 𐩭𐩧𐩰(ḫrf), Mehri ḫarf, Shehri ḫorf, Soqotri ḥorf, Harsusi ḫōref, Ge'ez ኀሪፍ (ḫärif).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xa.riːf/
  • (file)

NounEdit

خَرِيف (ḵarīfm

  1. autumn, fall
  2. harvest
  3. fresh ripe dates or fruit in general
  4. a year, one complete agricultural cycle

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Arabic · فُصُول(fuṣūl) (layout · text)
رَبِيع(rabīʿ, spring) صَيْف(ṣayf, summer) خَرِيف (ḵarīf, autumn) شِتَاء(šitāʾ, winter)

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic خَرِيف(ḵarīf).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

خريف (ḵrīfm (plural خرايف(ḵrāyif))

  1. autumn, fall

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Moroccan Arabic · فصول(fṣūl or fuṣūl) (layout · text)
ربيع(rbīʕ, spring) صيف(ṣayf or ṣīf, summer) خريف (ḵrīf, autumn) شتا(šta, winter)