أسل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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From the root ء س ل(ʾ-s-l).

Verb[edit]

أَسُلَ (ʾasula) I, non-past يَأْسُلُ‎‎ (yaʾsulu)

  1. to be smooth and even, to be lank
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَسَّلَ (ʾassala) II, non-past يُؤَسِّلُ‎‎ (yuʾassilu)

  1. to make smooth, to even, to make lank
  2. to sharpen, to point
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَسَل (ʾasalm (collective, singulative أَسَلَة(ʾasala))

  1. any shoots or twigs which are long and slender
  2. rush (Juncus)
  3. (archaic) spear
    • يُبَارِينَ الأَعِنَّةَ مُصْعِدَاتٍ عَلَى أَكْتَافِهَا الأَسَلُ الظِّمَاءُ
      yubārīna l-ʾaʿinnata muṣʿidātin ʿalā ʾaktāfihā l-ʾasalu ẓ-ẓimāʾu
      They pull at the rein, going upward; on their shoulders are spears thirsting (for the blood of the enemy).
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَسَلْ (ʾasal) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَأَلَ(saʾala)

Verb[edit]

أُسَلْ (ʾusal) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of سَأَلَ(saʾala)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَسِلْ (ʾasil) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of سَالَ(sāla)

References[edit]

  • أسل” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “أسل”, 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 36
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “أسل”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 59
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “أسل”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 26