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See also: کف

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ك ف ف (k-f-f).

VerbEdit

كَفَّ (kaffa) I, non-past يَكُفُّ‎ (yakuffu)

  1. (transitive) to hem, to skirt
  2. (intransitive, constructed with مِنْْ (min)) to curb, to contain, to constrict
  3. (transitive, constructed with ْعَن (ʿan)) to hinder, to keep somebody off from something
  4. (intransitive, constructed with عَن (ʿan)) to desist or to cease
  5. (intransitive, constructed with عَن (ʿan)) to refrain or to abstain

ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ك ف ف (k-f-f), from Proto-Semitic *kapp-.

NounEdit

كَفّ (kafff (plural كُفُوف (kufūf) or أَكُفّ (ʾakuff))

  1. hand, palm of the hand
  2. thwack, slap
  3. glove
  4. paw, foot, claw
  5. handful
  6. scale (balance)
  7. quire
  8. bar (of candy)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

كَفّ (kaffm

  1. verbal noun of كَفَّ (kaffa) (form I)abstaining, abstention, cessation, desistance, discontinuation, refraining, stoppage, suspension

DeclensionEdit