أساء

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root س و ء(s-w-ʾ); compare سُوء(sūʾ, evil).

Verb[edit]

أَسَاءَ (ʾasāʾa) IV, non-past يُسِيءُ‎‎ (yusīʾu)

  1. (intransitive) to do bad, to do wrong, to act badly, to act wrong
  2. (construed with إِلَى(ʾilā)) to harm, to treat badly, to misjudge, to do wrong to
  3. (transitive) to do badly, to do wrong, to mishandle, to not know (how to do or how to use), to be unable to
    أَسَاءَ الْفَهْمَ
    ʾasāʾa l-fahma
    He misunderstood
    أَسَاءَ ٱسْتِعْمَالَ السِّكِّينِ فَجُرِحَ.‎‎
    ʾasāʾa stiʿmāla s-sikkīni fajuriḥa.
    He mishandled the knife and injured himself.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُسَاءُ (ʾusāʾu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of سَاءَ(sāʾa)

Verb[edit]

أُسَاءَ (ʾusāʾa) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of سَاءَ(sāʾa)