مثلي

See also: مثلى

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of مِثْل(miṯl, something similar) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

مِثْلِيّ (miṯliyym, feminine مِثْلِيَّة(miṯliyya), masculine plural مِثْلِيُّون(miṯliyyūn), feminine plural مِثْلِيَّات(miṯliyyāt)

  1. (modern, neutral or approving) sexually attracted to the same sex, homosexual
  2. (obsolete) of the same category as something else; of the same kind, character, or nature as something else; homogeneous or uniform with something else; kindred
    Synonyms: مَثِيل(maṯīl), شَبِيه(šabīh), نَظِير(naẓīr), مُقَابِل(muqābil)
    1. (Islam, Islamic law) replaceable with something else by virtue of their similarity in kind, substitutable, interchangeable, fungible
      Coordinate term: قِيمِيّ(qīmiyy, having a value but no exact equivalents or substitutes)
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

مِثْلِيّ (miṯliyym

  1. (countable, modern, neutral or approving) a homosexual
  2. (countable, obsolete) that which has an equivalent; an equivalent
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

مَثِّلِي (maṯṯilī) (form II)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of مَثَّلَ(maṯṯala)