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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ص ح ف(ṣ-ḥ-f).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sˤa.ħiː.fa/
  • (file)

NounEdit

صَحِيفَة (ṣaḥīfaf (plural صُحُف(ṣuḥuf) or صَحَائِف(ṣaḥāʾif))

  1. newspaper, journal, ephemeris
  2. a loose piece of paper written on it, a sheet, letters, paper
    • أَرْسِلِي إِلَيْنَا بِالصُّحُفِ نَنْسَخُهَا فِي الْمَصَاحِفِ ثُمَّ نَرُدُّهَا إِلَيْكِ
      ʾarsilī ʾilay-nā bi-ṣ-ṣuḥufi nansaḵu-hā fī l-maṣāḥifi ṯumma naruddu-hā ʾilay-ki
      Send to us the sheets so we can transcribe manuscripts from them and thereafter we will return them.
  3. an amount of paper in a bound work, a page or leaf of a physical book, a sheet such as a كُرَّاسَة(kurrāsa), record
  4. surface, exterior, outer skin, epidermis

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