See also: شقرand س ف ر

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root س ف ر(s-f-r); compare سَافَرَ(sāfara, to travel), Akkadian 𒆥 (KIN /šapāru/, to send).

NounEdit

سَفَر (safarm (plural أَسْفَار(ʾasfār))

  1. departure, journey, travel
  2. campaign, military expedition
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Unnatural in Arabic, not relating to meanings from the root س ف ر(s-f-r), borrowed from Aramaic סִפְרָא(sip̱rā, writing, book) / ܣܷܦܪܴܐ(sep̱rā, writing, book); and compare Hebrew סֵפֶר(sēp̄er, writing, book).

NounEdit

سِفْر (sifrm (plural أَسْفَار(ʾasfār))

  1. written book
    • Qur'an
      مَثَلُ الَّذِينَ حُمِّلُوا التَّوْرَاةَ ثُمَّ لَمْ يَحْمِلُوهَا كَمَثَلِ الْحِمَارِ يَحْمِلُ أَسْفَارًا
      maṯalu allaḏīna ḥummilū t-tawrāta ṯumma lam yaḥmilūhā kamaṯali l-ḥimāri yaḥmilu ʾasfāran
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (Christianity, Judaism) a book of the Bible
    سِفْرُ ٱلْمُلُوكِ ٱلْأَوَّلُ‎ ― sifru l-mulūki l-ʾawwaluthe First Book of Kings
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938), “سِفْر”, in The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, pages 170–171

Central KurdishEdit

Central Kurdish cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : سفر (sifr)

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic صِفْر(ṣifr).

NumeralEdit

سفر (sifir)

  1. zero; 0

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَفَر(safar).

NounEdit

سفر (sefer)

  1. travel
  2. campaign

DescendantsEdit


PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic سَفَر(safar); compare Akkadian 𒆥 (KIN /šapāru/, to send). Cognate with English safari.

NounEdit

Dari Persian سفر
Iranian Persian
Tajik сафар (safar)

سفر (safar)

  1. travel
    • من سفر هوائی را دوست ندارم.‎‎
      Man safar havâ'i-râ dust nadâram.
      I don't like travelling by air.
  2. trip
  3. voyage
  4. journey
  5. expedition
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic سِفْر(sifr); compare Hebrew סֵפֶר(sēp̄er, book).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سفر (sefr)

  1. book

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَفَر(safar); compare Akkadian 𒆥 (KIN /šapāru/, to send).

NounEdit

سفر (safarm (Hindi spelling सफ़र)

  1. travel
  2. trip
  3. voyage
  4. journey
  5. expedition

See alsoEdit