سنة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *šan-.

Noun[edit]

سَنَة (sanaf (plural سَنَوَات (sanawāt) or سِنُون (sinūn))

  1. year
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From سَنَّ (sanna, to establish)

Noun[edit]

سُنَّة (sunnaf (plural سُنَن (sunan))

  1. (Islam) habitual practice, customary procedure, norm
    سنة النبي (súnnat an-nabiy) — the Sunna of the Prophet (his sayings and deeds)
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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَنَة (sana, year).

Noun[edit]

سنة (sánaf, pl سنين (sínīn) سنوات (sánawāt)

  1. year

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References[edit]

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895). An Arabic-English vocabulary of the colloquial Arabic of Egypt, containing the vernacular idioms and expressions, slang phrases, etc., etc., used by the native Egyptians Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office.
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986). A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic Beirut: Librairie du Liban.