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EtymologyEdit

From the root خ ل ق(ḵ-l-q); compare خَلَقَ(ḵalaqa, to create), خَلُقَ(ḵaluqa, to be suitable).

NounEdit

خِلْقَة (ḵilqaf (plural خِلَق(ḵilaq))

  1. creation
  2. innate nature

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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