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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ع ج ن(ʿ-j-n).

VerbEdit

عَجَنَ (ʿajana) I, non-past يَعْجِنُor يَعْجُنُ‎‎ (yaʿjinu or yaʿjunu)

  1. to knead, to press with the hand, to clinch

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

عَجِنَ (ʿajina) I, non-past يَعْجَنُ‎‎ (yaʿjanu)

  1. to become fat; to be fat
  2. to be swollen, to labor from a tumor

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

عَجْن (ʿajnm

  1. verbal noun of عَجَنَ (ʿajana) (form I)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

عَجَن (ʿajanm

  1. verbal noun of عَجِنَ (ʿajina) (form I)

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

عَجِن (ʿajin) (feminine عَجِنَة(ʿajina), elative أَعْجَن(ʾaʿjan))

  1. kneaded, clinched
  2. compact, firm by reason of fatness; stout
  3. affected by a tumor

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • عجن” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “عجن”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 116
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “عجن”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 185
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “عجن”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 1968
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “عجن”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 816