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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root غ ي ر (ḡ-y-r); compare غَارَ (ḡāra, to be jealous, to display zeal).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

غُيُر (ḡuyurm pl

  1. masculine plural of غَيُور (ḡayūr, zealous, very jealous, very enthusiastic)

NounEdit

غُيُر (ḡuyurm pl

  1. plural of غَيُور (ḡayūr, zealot)

Etymology 2Edit

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From the root غ ي ر (ḡ-y-r).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

غَيْر (ḡayrm

  1. (literally) someone or something else; someone or something other than; other; others
    الْغَيْر‎ ― al-ḡayrthe others, neighbors
    غَيْرُهُ‎ ― ḡayruhuanother, someone other than him
    لَا أُرِيدُ غَيْرَ ذٰلِكَ
    lā ʾurīdu ḡayra ḏālika
    I want only this.
    (literally, “I don’t want anything but this.”)
    هَل عِنْدَكَ أَصْدِقاءُ غَيْرُ هٰؤُلاءِ؟‎
    hal ʿindaka ʾaṣdiqāʾu ḡayru hāʾulāʾi?
    Do you have any friends other than these?
    بِغَيْرِ‎ ― bi-ḡayriwithout
    بِغَيْرِ حُدُود‎ ― biḡayri ḥudūdvery much, so many (lit. "without border")
    مِن غَيْرِ‎ ― min ḡayriwithout
    فِي غَيْرِ‎ ― fī ḡayriwithout
    (with following abstract noun)
    فِي غَيْرِ مَا‎ ― fī ḡayri māwithout
    (with following abstract noun)
    لَا غَيْرُ‎ ― lā ḡayruonly, just, nothing besides that
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
ParticleEdit

غَيْر (ḡayr)

  1. no, not, un-, non-, in-, dis-
    غَيْرُ طَيِّبٍ‎ ― ḡayru ṭayyibinnot good
DeclensionEdit
  • Same as the noun above.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

غَيَّرَ (ḡayyara) II, non-past يُغَيِّرُ‎ (yuḡayyiru)

  1. (transitive) to change, to alter
ConjugationEdit
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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “غير”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN