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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ص ف ف(ṣ-f-f).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

صَفّ (ṣaffm (plural صُفُوف(ṣufūf))

  1. row, line (sequence of people or objects)
  2. battle order (arrangement of soldiers in battle)
  3. setting in type
  4. year, grade, form
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “صف”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ص ف ف(ṣ-f-f).

VerbEdit

صَفَّ (ṣaffa) I, non-past يَصُفُّ‎‎ (yaṣuffu)

  1. to line up, align
  2. to compose, classify
  3. to park (a car)
ConjugationEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1960), “صف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Otto Harrassowitz, pages 516-517

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

صِفْ (ṣif) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَصَفَ(waṣafa)