ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س و ء(s-w-ʾ); compare سَاءَ(sāʾa, to be bad), سَوْء(sawʾ, evil).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /saj.jiʔ/
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AdjectiveEdit

سَيِّئ (sayyiʾ) (feminine سَيِّئَة(sayyiʾa), masculine plural سَيِّئُون(sayyiʾūn), feminine plural سَيِّئَات(sayyiʾāt), elative أَسْوَأ(ʾaswaʾ))

  1. evil, bad
  2. abominable
  3. foul
  4. unseemly, unsightly, ugly

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