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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root خ ف ض(ḵ-f-ḍ).

VerbEdit

خَفَضَ (ḵafaḍa) I, non-past يَخْفِضُ‎‎ (yaḵfiḍu)

  1. to remain, abide, stay
  2. (transitive) to lower, sink, let down, place lower
  3. to humble, humiliate
  4. to lower the voice
  5. to bend wood
  6. to walk slowly
  7. to put a word in the oblique case
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

خَفُضَ (ḵafuḍa) I, non-past يَخْفُضُ‎‎ (yaḵfuḍu)

  1. to be easy and comfortable
  2. (passive) to get circumcised (of a girl)
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

خَفَّضَ (ḵaffaḍa) II, non-past يُخَفِّضُ‎‎ (yuḵaffiḍu)

  1. (transitive) to lower, to sink
  2. to do or say anything gently or with moderation
  3. to lower the voice
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

خَفْض (ḵafḍm

  1. verbal noun of خَفَضَ (ḵafaḍa, to lower) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of خَفُضَ (ḵafuḍa, to be easy and comfortable, get circumcised) (form I)
  3. quiet, comfortable life
  4. ease and comfort, affluence
  5. humiliation
  6. low tone or voice
  7. measured walk
  8. oblique case
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