أخطر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Elative of خَطِر(ḵaṭir, dangerous, risky, serious, important, eminent) and خَطِير(ḵaṭīr, (same)), from the root خ ط ر(ḵ-ṭ-r).

Adjective[edit]

أَخْطَر (ʾaḵṭar) (feminine خُطْرَى(ḵuṭrā), masculine plural أَخَاطِر(ʾaḵāṭir), feminine plural خُطْرَيَات(ḵuṭrayāt))

  1. elative degree of خَطِر(ḵaṭir), elative degree of خَطِير(ḵaṭīr):
    1. more dangerous, riskier; most dangerous, riskiest
    2. more serious; most serious
    3. more important; most important
    4. more eminent; most eminent
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root خ ط ر(ḵ-ṭ-r).

Verb[edit]

أَخْطَرَ (ʾaḵṭara) IV, non-past يُخْطِرُ‎‎ (yuḵṭiru)

  1. to inform, to notify, to alert
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “أخطر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 501
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “خطر”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خطر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN