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See also: سخر‎, شجر, and ش ج ر

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س ح ر(s-ḥ-r), meaning “to be enchanting, fascinating, or captivating”, “to dazzle”, “to hold one's attention or anticipation”, “to hope or long for”. Compare to Hebrew שַׁחַר(šaḥar, dawn) and Ugaritic 𐎌𐎈𐎗 (šḥr, dawn; tomorrow, the future); see Canaanite deity Shahar.

NounEdit

سَحَر (saḥarm

  1. dawn, daybreak

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

سَحْر or سَحَر (saḥr or saḥarm (dual سَحْرَان(saḥrān) or سَحَرَان(saḥarān), plural سُحُور(suḥūr))

  1. lung

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

سِحْر (siḥrm (plural أَسْحَار(ʾasḥār) or سُحُور(suḥūr))

  1. verbal noun of سَحَرَ (saḥara) (form I)
  2. witchcraft, magic, sorcery, wizardry,

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

سَحَرَ (saḥara) I, non-past يَسْحَرُ‎‎ (yasḥaru)

  1. to bewitch, to spellbind, to fascinate, to curse
  2. to hurt one's heart, to restrict one's chest or breathing

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

سَحَّرَ (saḥḥara) II, non-past يُسَحِّرُ‎‎ (yusaḥḥiru)

  1. to conjure
  2. to bewitch, to charm

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit


BaluchiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سِحْر(siḥr)

NounEdit

سحر (sihr, sahr)

  1. magic

See alsoEdit


MazanderaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَحَر(saḥar)

NounEdit

سحر (sahar)

  1. dawn

Ottoman TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic سَحَر(saḥar).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سحر (sehar)

  1. dawn
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سِحْر(siḥr).

PronunciationEdit

  • (15th–17th century) IPA(key): [sɯhɾ], [sɯhɯɾ]
  • (18th–20th century) IPA(key): [sihɾ], [sihiɾ]

NounEdit

سحر (sıhr, sıhır, sihr, sihir)

  1. magic, witchcraft
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Arabic سَحَر(saḥar).

NounEdit

سحر (sahar)

  1. dawn

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Arabic سِحْر(siḥr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سحر (sehr)

  1. witchcraft, magic, sorcery, wizardry

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian سحر(sahar), from Arabic سَحَر(saḥar)

NounEdit

سحر (saḥarf

  1. dawn, daybreak

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian سحر(sehr), from Arabic سِحْر(siḥr)

NounEdit

سحر (siḥrm

  1. enchantment, sorcery, magic, wizardry, witchcraft