ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ن ظ ف(n-ẓ-f).

Pronunciation 1Edit

VerbEdit

نَظُفَ (naẓufa) I, non-past يَنْظُفُ‎‎ (yanẓufu)

  1. (stative, intransitive) to be clean
ConjugationEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

نَظَّفَ (naẓẓafa) II, non-past يُنَظِّفُ‎‎ (yunaẓẓifu)

  1. (transitive, causative) to clean
    أَغْسِلُ يَدَيَّ وَوَجْهِي بِالْمَاءِ الْبَارِدِ وَالصَّابُونِ وَأُنَظِّفُ أَسْنَانِي بِفُرْشَةِ الْأَسْنَانِ.‎‎
    ʾaḡsilu yadayya wa-wajhī bi-l-māʾi l-bāridi wa-ṣ-ṣābūni wa-ʾunaẓẓifu ʾasnānī bi-furšati l-ʾasnāni.
    I wash my hands and face with cold water and soap and brush my teeth with a toothbrush.
ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

South Levantine ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nadˤ.dˤaf/, [ˈnʌdˤ.dˤʌf]

VerbEdit

نظّف (naḍḍaf) (form II, present بنظّف(binaḍḍef))

  1. Alternative spelling of نضّف(naḍḍaf)

ConjugationEdit

    Conjugation of نظّف (naḍḍaf)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m نظّفت (naḍḍaft) نظّفت (naḍḍaft) نظّف (naḍḍaf) نظّفنا (naḍḍafna) نظّفتو (naḍḍaftu) نظّفو (naḍḍafu)
f نظّفتي (naḍḍafti) نظّفت (naḍḍafat)
present m بنظّف (banaḍḍef) بتنظّف (bitnaḍḍef) بنظّف (binaḍḍef) مننظّف (minnaḍḍef) بتنظّفو (bitnaḍḍfu) بنظّفو (binaḍḍfu)
f بتنظّفي (bitnaḍḍfi) بتنظّف (bitnaḍḍef)
subjunctive m انظّف (anaḍḍef) تنظّف (tnaḍḍef) ينظّف (ynaḍḍef) ننظّف (nnaḍḍef) تنظّفو (tnaḍḍfu) ينظّفو (ynaḍḍfu)
f تنظّفي (tnaḍḍfi) تنظّف (tnaḍḍef)
imperative m نظّف (naḍḍef) نظّفو (naḍḍfu)
f نظّفي (naḍḍfi)