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See also: ذرہ, ذره, درہ, درة, and دره

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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 0-87950-003-4

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 0-87950-003-4
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ذري”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

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