أصغى

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See also: أصغي and اصغي

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ص غ و (ṣ-ḡ-w); compare صَغَا (ṣaḡā, to incline, to lean) (sense below of listen was originally incline an ear towards).

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Verb[edit]

أَصْغَى (ʾaṣḡā) IV, non-past يُصْغِي‎ (yuṣḡī)

  1. to listen closely to, to lend an ear to, to pay attention to, to hark, to hearken, to listen, to attend
    أَصْغِ إِلَيَّ
    ʾaṣḡi ʾilayya
    listen to me

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صغو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4