أخشن

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See also: أحسنand احسن

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Etymology 1[edit]

Elative of خَشِن(ḵašin, rough, rude), from the root خ ش ن(ḵ-š-n).

Adjective[edit]

أَخْشَن (ʾaḵšan) (feminine خُشْنَى(ḵušnā), masculine plural أَخَاشِن(ʾaḵāšin), feminine plural خُشْنَيَات(ḵušnayāt))

  1. elative degree of خَشِن(ḵašin):
    1. rougher; roughest
    2. cruder; crudest
    3. coarser; coarsest
    4. ruder; rudest
    5. tougher (life); toughest (life)
    6. hoarser; hoarsest
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Etymology 2[edit]

Color or defect adjective from the root خ ش ن(ḵ-š-n); compare خَشِن(ḵašin, rough, rude).

Adjective[edit]

أَخْشَن (ʾaḵšan) (feminine خَشْنَاء(ḵašnāʾ), common plural خُشْن(ḵušn))

  1. rough, harsh, rude
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References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “خشن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN