خفيف

See also: حقيقand حفيف

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root خ ف ف(ḵ-f-f).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

خَفِيف (ḵafīf) (feminine خَفِيفَة(ḵafīfa), common plural خِفَاف(ḵifāf), masculine plural أَخِفَّاء(ʾaḵiffāʾ), feminine plural خَفِيفَات(ḵafīfāt), elative أَخَفّ(ʾaḵaff))

  1. light (in weight)
  2. nimble, agile, skillful
  3. insignificant
  4. weak, feeble
  5. light-minded, frivolous, fickle
  6. imbecile

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: ħafif
  • Moroccan Arabic: خفيف(ḵfīf)
  • Turkish: hafif

NounEdit

 
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اَلْخَفِيف (al-ḵafīfm

  1. (prosody) a type of poetic meter (clarification of this definition is needed)

ReferencesEdit


Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic خَفِيف(ḵafīf).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خفيف (ḵfīf) (feminine خفيفة(ḵfīfa), common plural خفاف(ḵfāf), elative أخفف(ʔaḵfaf) or خفف(ḵfaf) or خف(ḵaff))

  1. light (in weight)
    Antonym: تقيل(tqīl)
  2. agile