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

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): /ðarra/
  • IPA(key): /zarra/ (speakers with full /ð/ and /z/ merger)

NounEdit

ذَرَّة ‎(ḏarraf (plural ذَرَّات ‎(ḏarrāt))

  1. atom
  2. tiny particle, speck, mote
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