ظل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

ظَلّ (ẓálla) I

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

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ظِلّ (ẓillm, plurals ظلال‎ (ẓilāl), ظلول‎ (ẓulūl) or اظلال‎ (ʾaẓlāl)

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