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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Aramaic פְּרַגְלָא(fragəlā) /‎ ܦܪܳܓܶܠܳܐ(frāgĕlā), from Byzantine Greek φραγέλλιον (phragéllion), from Latin flagellum.

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فِرْجَوْن (firjawnm (plural فَرَاجِين(farājīn))

  1. currycomb, strigil, brush
    • 2014 March 19, “بحث حول النظافة”, in Bayt Al-Maʿrafa[1]:
      تجنبي قرض أظافرك بأسنانك واهتمي بدعكها بالفرجون والماء والصابون ثم اشطفيها وجففيها جيداً.‎‎
      Avoid gnawing your nails with your teeth and take care to scrub them with the brush and the water and the soap and then rinse and dry them well.
    Synonyms: فُرْشَاة(furšāh), مِحَسَّة(miḥassa)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in de), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 113
  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “فرجون”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 328
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “فرجون”, 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 fr), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 563
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “فرجون”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2361
  • Wahrmund, Adolf (1887), “فرجون”, in Handwörterbuch der neu-arabischen und deutschen Sprache (in de), volume 2, Gießen: J. Ricker’sche Buchhandlung, page 396
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فرجون”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 822
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “فرجون”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 950
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “فرجون”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen, page 782