أصلا

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See also: اصلاً

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverbial accusative of أَصْل(ʾaṣl, origin, original).

Adverb[edit]

أَصْلًا (ʾaṣlan)

  1. originally
    أَنَا أَصْلًا مِنْ بَغْداد.‎‎
    ʾanā ʾaṣlan min baḡdād.
    I’m originally from Baghdad.
  2. at all; in the first place
    لِماذَا فَعَلْتَ ذٰلِكَ أَصْلًا؟‎‎
    limāḏā faʿalta ḏālika ʾaṣlan?
    Why did you do that in the first place?
  3. anyway
    خُذْهُ، لَا أُرِيدُهُ أَصْلًا.‎‎
    ḵuḏhu, lā ʾurīduhu ʾaṣlan.
    Take it, I don’t want it anyway.