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See also: صحت

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ص ح ح(ṣ-ḥ-ḥ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sˤiħ.ħa/
  • IPA(key): /sˤiħ.ħa.tun/ (nominative, indefinite)
  • (file)

NounEdit

صِحَّة (ṣiḥḥaf

  1. health
    الصِّحَّةُ تَاجٌ عَلَى رُؤُوسِ الْأَصِحَّاءِ لَا يَرَاهُ إِلَّا الْمَرْضَى.‎‎
    aṣ-ṣiḥḥatu tājun ʿalā ruʾūsi l-ʾaṣiḥḥāʾi lā yarāhu ʾillā l-marḍā.
    Health is a crown on the heads of the healthy, that only the ill can see.
  2. fitness (cultivation of an attractive and healthy physique)
  3. soundness, wholeness, correctness
  4. completeness
  5. good condition
  6. validity
  7. God bless you!, bless you! (exclamation said when someone sneezes)

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “صحة”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صح”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN