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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ذ ر ر(ḏ-r-r). Related to the verb ذَرَّ(ḏarra, to strew, to scatter).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

ReferencesEdit

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

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 pl or 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