See also: شوی‎, سوي, and س و ي

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س و ي(s-w-y).

VerbEdit

سَوَّى (sawwā) II, non-past يُسَوِّي‎‎ (yusawwī)

  1. to equalize
  2. to smooth
  3. to straighten, to make even
  4. to settle (a dispute)
  5. to reconcile (بَيْنَ(bayna))
  6. to regularize

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (to equalize, to settle (a dispute)): سَاوَى(sāwā)

DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: سَوَّى(səwwə, to make, to do)

NounEdit

سِوًى (siwanm

  1. verbal noun of سَوِيَ(sawiya) (form I)
  2. used in the construct state in ways which are translated into Standard Average European languages as prepositions like except, but, short of; of very frequent occurence
    مَن سَيَفْتَدِي طُهْرَ الْعِرَاقِ سِوَانَا؟‎‎
    man sayaftadī ṭuhra l-ʿirāqi siwānā?
    Who will save the purity of the Iraq if not us?

DeclensionEdit