ظل

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Akkadian 𒄑𒈪 (ṣillu, GISSU, shadow), Aramaic ܛܠܠܐ (ṭilla), Ugaritic 𐎑𐎍𐎍 (ẓll).

Verb[edit]

ظَلَّ (ẓalla) I, non-past يَظَلُّ‎ (yaẓallu)

  1. to remain, to persist
  2. to keep doing, to do constantly, to persist in

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ظِلّ (ẓillm (plural ظِلَال (ẓilāl) or ظُلُول (ẓulūl) or أَظْلَال (ʾaẓlāl))

  1. shadow, shade, umbra
  2. shelter, protection, patronage
  3. shading, hue
  4. slightest indication, semblance, trace, glimpse
  5. (geometry) tangent