See also: فارع

Arabic edit

Root
ف ر غ (f-r-ḡ)

Etymology edit

Derived from the active participle of فَرَغَ (faraḡa, to become empty).

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Adjective edit

فَارِغ (fāriḡ) (feminine فَارِغَة (fāriḡa), masculine plural فُرَّاغ (furrāḡ), elative أَفْرَغ (ʔafraḡ))

  1. active participle of فَرَغَ or فَرِغَ (faraḡa or fariḡa).
  2. empty
    إِنَاء فَارِغʔināʔ fāriḡan empty vessel
  3. inane, vacuous, useless[1]
    كَلَام فَارِغkalām fāriḡidle talk

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References edit

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

Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic فَارِغ (fāriḡ).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? fāriğ
Dari reading? fāriğ
Iranian reading? fâreğ
Tajik reading? foriġ

Adjective edit

فارِغ (fâreğ) (comparative فارِغ‌تَر (fâreğ-tar), superlative فارِغ‌تَرین (fâreğ-tarin))

  1. unencumbered, unburdened, free, unconcerned with
  2. (of a woman) having delivered

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Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persian فارغ (fāriğ), from Arabic فَارِغ (fāriḡ). Compare Punjabi فارَغ (fāraġ) / ਫ਼ਾਰਗ਼ (fāraġ), Gujarati ફારગ (phārag).

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Adjective edit

فارِغ (fāriġ) (indeclinable, Hindi spelling फ़ारिग़)

  1. free, unoccupied
  2. at leisure
  3. fired (from a job)
  4. discharged, absolved
  5. (rare) empty

Further reading edit

  • فارغ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • فارغ”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971) “فارغ”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884) “فارغ”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • S. W. Fallon (1879) “فارغ”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co., page 865
  • John Shakespear (1834) “فارغ”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani, 3rd edition, London: J.L. Cox and Son, →OCLC