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EtymologyEdit

Noun of place in the form of the passive participle of the verb اِسْتَشْفَى(istašfā, to seek a cure); literally "place for seeking a cure". From the root ش ف ي(š-f-y).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mus.taʃ.fan/
  • (file)

NounEdit

مُسْتَشْفًى (mustašfanm (construct state مُسْتَشْفَى (mustašfā), dual مُسْتَشْفَيَانِ(mustašfayāni), plural مُسْتَشْفَيَات(mustašfayāt))

  1. hospital

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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