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EtymologyEdit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of فَنّ (fann, specialty, art) +‎ ـِيّ (-iyy).

AdjectiveEdit

فَنِّيّ (fanniyym, fem فَنِّيَّة (fanniyya), masc pl فَنِّيُّون (fanniyyūn), fem pl فَنِّيَّات (fanniyyāt)

  1. specialized
  2. technical
  3. artistic
  4. tactical, strategic

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

NounEdit

فَنِّيّ (fanniyym, pl فَنِّيُّون (fanniyyūn), fem فَنِّيَّة (fanniyya)

  1. technician
  2. artist

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4