See also: ر ف ع

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ر ف ع(r-f-ʿ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

رَفَعَ (rafaʿa) I, non-past يَرْفَعُ‎‎ (yarfaʿu)

  1. to lift, to raise aloft, to hoist up, to heave up
    رَفَعَتْ يَدَيْهَا إِلَى السَّمَاءِ
    rafaʿat yadayhā ʾilā s-samāʾi
    She lifted her hands toward the sky.
  2. to elevate, to heighten, to exalt, to enhance
  3. to promote in rank
  4. to fly (a kite), to run up (a flag)
  5. to take off, to doff, to tip (one’s hat)
  6. to erect, to set up
  7. to remove, to take away, to end, to lift
  8. to abolish, to eliminate
  9. to upload
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

رَفَّعَ (raffaʿa) II, non-past يُرَفِّعُ‎‎ (yuraffiʿu)

  1. to lift, to raise, to elevate
  2. to celebrate
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

رَفْع (rafʿm

  1. verbal noun of رَفَعَ (rafaʿa) (form I)
  2. lifting, hoisting
  3. elevation
  4. raising, increasing
  5. erection
  6. abolition, elimination, removal
  7. remedy, remission, lifting
  8. submission, filing
  9. (grammar) pronouncing a final consonant with u as a mark of the nominative case (see desinential inflection) or indicative mood
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