أحسن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح س ن ‎(ḥ-s-n).

Verb[edit]

أَحْسَنَ ‎(ʾaḥsana) IV, non-past يُحْسِنُ‎ (yuḥsinu)

  1. to make good
  2. to do well, to act well, to act right
  3. to excel in, to gain mastery in
  4. to know how to use, to be able to use, to know how to do, to know
    الإنْجِلِيزِيَّة يُحْسِنُ (yúHsinu l-’injilizíyya)
    He knows English.
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Elative of حَسَن ‎(ḥasan, good, beautiful, pretty, excellent), from the root ح س ن ‎(ḥ-s-n). Unusually, has the feminine form of a color/defect adjective.

Adjective[edit]

أَحْسَن ‎(ʾaḥsan) ‎(feminine حَسْنَاء ‎(ḥasnāʾ), masculine plural أَحَاسِن ‎(ʾaḥāsin), feminine plural حِسَان ‎(ḥisān))

  1. elative degree of حَسَن ‎(ḥasan):
    1. better; best
    2. more beautiful; most beautiful
    3. prettier; prettiest
    4. more excellent; most excellent
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَحْسُنُ ‎(ʾaḥsunu) ‎(form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of حَسُنَ ‎(ḥasuna)

Verb[edit]

أَحْسُنَ ‎(ʾaḥsuna) ‎(form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of حَسُنَ ‎(ḥasuna)

Verb[edit]

أَحْسُنْ ‎(ʾaḥsun) ‎(form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَسُنَ ‎(ḥasuna)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُحَسِّنُ ‎(ʾuḥassinu) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)

Verb[edit]

أُحَسِّنَ ‎(ʾuḥassina) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)

Verb[edit]

أُحَسِّنْ ‎(ʾuḥassin) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)

Verb[edit]

أُحَسَّنُ ‎(ʾuḥassanu) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)

Verb[edit]

أُحَسَّنَ ‎(ʾuḥassana) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)

Verb[edit]

أُحَسَّنْ ‎(ʾuḥassan) ‎(form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of حَسَّنَ ‎(ḥassana)