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See also: کسرand ك س ر

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ك س ر(k-s-r), related to breaking.

VerbEdit

كَسَرَ (kasara) I, non-past يَكْسِرُ‎‎ (yaksiru)

  1. to break, to crash
  2. (linguistics) to mark or pronounce (a consonant) with a kasra
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun of كَسَرَ(kasara, to break).

NounEdit

كَسْر (kasrm (plural كُسُور(kusūr) or كُسُورَات(kusūrāt))

  1. verbal noun of كَسَرَ (kasara) (form I)
  2. breach, fracture
  3. breakage
  4. (arithmetic) fraction
  5. contrition, affliction
  6. (linguistics) the sound of short /i/
Usage notesEdit

According to Wehr, the plural كُسُورَات(kusūrāt) is used in the sense “fractions”.

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Etymology 3Edit

Intensive form II verb derived from form I كَسَرَ(kasara, to break).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

كَسَّرَ (kassara) II, non-past يُكَسِّرُ‎‎ (yukassiru)

  1. to break into pieces, to shatter, to smash
  2. (Arabic grammar, transitive) to turn into a broken plural
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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