أحرص

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Elative of حَرِيص(ḥarīṣ, eager, greedy, covetous; careful, fearful, prudent; compassionate; torn), from the root ح ر ص(ḥ-r-ṣ).

Adjective[edit]

أَحْرَص (ʾaḥraṣ) (feminine حُرْصَى(ḥurṣā), masculine plural أَحَارِص(ʾaḥāriṣ), feminine plural حُرْصَيَات(ḥurṣayāt))

  1. elative degree of حَرِيص(ḥarīṣ):
    1. more eager, greedier, more covetous; most eager, greediest, most covetous
    2. more careful, more fearful, more prudent; most careful, most fearful, most prudent
    3. more compassionate; most compassionate
    4. more torn; most torn

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “حرص”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN