ظل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[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
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ظَلّ (ẓallm

  1. verbal noun of ظَلَّ (ẓalla) (form I)