Arabic edit

Root
و ص ل (w-ṣ-l)

Etymology edit

The active participle from the verb اِتَّصَلَ (ittaṣala, to continue, to be attached), verb form VIII from the root و ص ل (w-ṣ-l).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

مُتَّصِل (muttaṣil) (feminine مُتَّصِلَة (muttaṣila))

  1. persistent, continuous, continual, unceasing, uninterrupted
  2. adjoinant, adjoining, contiguous, connected
  3. enclitic
  4. (writing) cursive, connecting

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Azerbaijani: müttəsil
  • Persian: متصل
  • Ottoman Turkish: متصل (muttasıl)
  • Uzbek: muttasil

References edit

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