سكن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ك ن (s-k-n)

Verb[edit]

سَكَنَ (sakana) I, imperfect يَسْكُنُ‎ (yaskunu)

  1. to be still, to be tranquil, to be peaceful
  2. to calm down, to repose, to rest
  3. (grammar) to be vowelless, to have no vowel
  4. to abate, to subside, to cease
  5. to pass, to go away, to leave
  6. to trust, to have faith, to be reassured
  7. to feel at home

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَكَنَ (sakana) I, imperfect يَسْكُنُ‎ (yaskunu)

  1. to live, to reside

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَكَّنَ (sakkana) II, imperfect يُسَكِّنُ‎ (yusakkinu)

  1. to calm, to reassure, to appease, to placate
  2. to soothe, to allay, to alleviate
  3. to make vowelless, to pronounce without a vowel

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَكَن (sákanm

  1. time for rest, means for rest
  2. dwelling, abode, habitation
  3. inhabited area, habitations
  4. ashes

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