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EtymologyEdit

From the root ف ص ص(f-ṣ-ṣ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

فَصّ or فُصّ or فِصّ (faṣṣ or fuṣṣ or fiṣṣm (plural فُصُوص(fuṣūṣ))

  1. gem, fine stone
    • 7th century CE, Sunan an-Nasāʾiyy, 48:241:
      كَانَ خَاتَمُ النَّبِيِّ مِنْ فِضَّةٍ وَفَصُّهُ مِنْهُ‏.‏
      kāna ḵātamu n-nabiyyi min fiḍḍatin wafaṣṣuhu minhu.
      The ring of the Prophet was of silver, and its gem was of it alike.
  2. clove, segment (of garlic, mandarins and such)
  3. (anatomy) lobe

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ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “فص”, 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 350
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “فص”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2403
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “فص”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 965