أكل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾakal- (root ء ك ل ‎(ʾ-k-l)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَكَلَ ‎(ʾakala) I, non-past يَأْكُلُ‎ (yaʾkulu)

  1. to eat, to consume, to swallow, to devour
  2. to destroy
  3. to gnaw, to eat away, to corrode, to erode
  4. to spend unlawfully
  5. to enrich oneself, to feather one's nest
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Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of أَكَلَ ‎(ʾakala, to eat).

Verb[edit]

أَكَّلَ ‎(ʾakkala) II, non-past يُؤَكِّلُ‎ (yuʾakkilu)

  1. to give something to eat, to feed
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَكْل ‎(ʾaklm

  1. verbal noun of أَكَلَ ‎(ʾakala) (form I)
  2. food
  3. meal, repast
  4. fodder, feed
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Noun[edit]

أُكُل or أُكْل ‎(ʾukul or ʾuklm

  1. food
  2. fruit
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