دافع

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root د ف ع(d-f-ʿ).

VerbEdit

دَافَعَ (dāfaʿa) III, non-past يُدَافِعُ‎‎ (yudāfiʿu)

  1. to defend (عَن(ʿan))
  2. to ward off, keep off
  3. to hinder, delay, put off

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

دَافِع (dāfiʿm (plural دَوَافِع(dawāfiʿ))

  1. motivator, stimulus, driver
    • البحث والتطوير هو إحدى دوافع عجلة النمو الإقتصادي
      research and development is one of the drivers of economic development (“the wheel of economic growth”)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Haywood, J.A.; Nahmad, H.M. (1965) , “دافع”, in A new Arabic grammar, 2nd edition, London: Lund Humphries, →ISBN
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) , “دافع”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen