أصل

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See also: اصل‎, آصل, and أضل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ء ص ل(ʾ-ṣ-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

أَصْل (ʾaṣlm (plural أُصُول(ʾuṣūl))

  1. ground
  2. origin, source
  3. foundation, fundament, basis
  4. basic rule; default rule; rule that holds in the absence of contrary evidence
    اَلْأَصْلُ فِي الْعِبادَاتِ الْمَنْع.‎‎
    al-ʾaṣlu fī l-ʿibādāti l-manʿ.
    Acts of worship are forbidden (in Islam) unless they are explicitly permitted.
    (literally, “The default rule regarding acts of worship is [their] prohibition.”)
  5. root (a primary source)
  6. cause, reason
  7. descent, lineage, stock
  8. (linguistics) root (primary lexical unit of a word)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَصُلَ (ʾaṣula) I, non-past يَأْصُلُ‎‎ (yaʾṣulu)

  1. to be firmly rooted, to become firmly rooted
  2. to be firmly established
  3. to be of noble origin
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَصَّلَ (ʾaṣṣala) II, non-past يُؤَصِّلُ‎‎ (yuʾaṣṣilu)

  1. to found, to give a firm foundation
  2. to establish the origin of
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Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَصْلِ (ʾaṣli) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of صَلَى(ṣalā)

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أُصْلَ (ʾuṣla) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of صَلَى(ṣalā)

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَصِلُ (ʾaṣilu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of وَصَلَ(waṣala)

Verb[edit]

أَصِلَ (ʾaṣila) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of وَصَلَ(waṣala)

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أَصِلْ (ʾaṣil) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of وَصَلَ(waṣala)

Etymology 6[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُصَلِّ (ʾuṣalli) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of صَلَّى(ṣallā)

Verb[edit]

أُصَلَّ (ʾuṣalla) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of صَلَّى(ṣallā)

Etymology 7[edit]

Verb[edit]

أُصْلِ (ʾuṣli) (form IV)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of أَصْلَى(ʾaṣlā)

Verb[edit]

أُصْلَ (ʾuṣla) (form IV)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of أَصْلَى(ʾaṣlā)

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أَصْلِ (ʾaṣli) (form IV)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of أَصْلَى(ʾaṣlā)

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