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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س خ ن(s-ḵ-n).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

سَخَنَ or سَخُنَ (saḵuna or saḵana) I, non-past يَسْخُنُ‎‎ (yasḵunu)
سَخِنَ (saḵina) I, non-past يَسْخَنُ‎‎ (yasḵanu)

  1. to be hot, to become hot
  2. to be ill, to become ill

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

سَخَّنَ (saḵḵana) II, non-past يُسَخِّنُ‎‎ (yusaḵḵinu)

  1. (transitive) to heat

ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

سُخْن (suḵn) (feminine سُخْنَة(suḵna), elative أَسْخَن(ʾasḵan))

  1. hot
  2. warm

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *ćánhati; see there for more.

NounEdit

سخن (soxan) (plural سخنان(soxanân))

  1. speech

Derived termsEdit