See also: ذرہ, ذره, درہ, درة, and دره

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to the verb ذَرَّ (ḏarra, to strew, to scatter).

NounEdit

ذَرَّة (ḏarraf (singulative, collective ذَرّ (ḏarr), paucal ذَرَّات (ḏarrāt))

  1. atom
  2. tiny particle, speck, mote
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ذ ر و (ḏ-r-w) or ذ ر ي (ḏ-r-y)? Compare ذَرَا (ḏarā, to scatter, to blow away), also spelled ذَرَى (ḏarā).

NounEdit

ذُرَة (ḏuraf (collective, singulative ذُرَة (ḏura))

  1. maize, durum corn, Indian corn (Zea mays L.)
DeclensionEdit

Hijazi ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
ذُرَة

From Arabic ذُرَة (ḏura)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðura/
  • IPA(key): /dura/ (speakers with full /ð/ and /d/ merger)

NounEdit

ذُرَة (duram f pl

  1. maize, corn
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic ذَرَّة (ḏarra)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ðarːa/
  • IPA(key): /zarːa/ (speakers with full /ð/ and /z/ merger)

NounEdit

ذَرَّة (ḏarraf (plural ذَرَّات ‎(ḏarrāt))

  1. atom
  2. tiny particle, speck, mote