أصغر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Elative of صَغِير (ṣaḡīr, small, young), from the root ص غ ر (ṣ-ḡ-r).

Adjective[edit]

أَصْغَر (ʾaṣḡar) (feminine صُغْرَى (ṣuḡrā), masculine plural أَصَاغِر (ʾaṣāḡir), feminine plural صُغْرَيَات (ṣuḡrayāt))

  1. elative degree of صَغِير (ṣaḡīr):
    1. smaller; smallest
    2. younger; youngest
    3. junior (age, rank, etc.)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of صَغُرَ (ṣaḡura, to be or become small) and صَغِرَ (ṣaḡira, to be or become small), from the root ص غ ر (ṣ-ḡ-r).

Verb[edit]

أَصْغَرَ (ʾaṣḡara) IV, non-past يُصْغِرُ‎ (yuṣḡiru)

  1. to reduce, to diminish
  2. to demean, to degrade; to belittle, to humiliate, to disparage
Conjugation[edit]