أضحى

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ضَحَّى(ḍaḥḥā, sacrifice, immolate).

Noun[edit]

أَضْحَى (ʾaḍḥām (collective, singulative أَضْحَاة(ʾaḍḥāh))

  1. sacrificial animal, victim
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ضَحْوَة(ḍaḥwa, morning). Sense of “become” resembles other verbs of similar meaning derived from different times of day; compare أَصْبَحَ(ʾaṣbaḥa), بَاتَ(bāta), أَمْسَى(ʾamsā), all meaning "become."

Verb[edit]

أَضْحَى (ʾaḍḥā) IV, non-past يُضْحِي‎‎ (yuḍḥī)

  1. (copulative) to become
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:صار
  2. to make visible
  3. to set out (to do something), to commence (doing something)
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