بارك

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See also: پارک

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From بَرَكَ(baraka, to kneel down); derived forms take on the nuance of "blessing."

Compare Ge'ez ባረከ (baräkä) and Hebrew בֵּרֵךְ(bērēḵ).

Verb[edit]

بَارَكَ (bāraka) III, non-past يُبَارِكُ‎‎ (yubāriku)

  1. to bless
    • 7th century CE, 'The Quran'[1]:
      وَلِسُلَيْمَانَ الرِّيحَ عَاصِفَةً تَجْرِي بِأَمْرِهِ إِلَى الْأَرْضِ ٱلَّتِي بَارَكْنَا فِيهَا وَكُنَّا بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَالِمِينَ
      walisulaymāna r-rīḥa ʿāṣifatan tajrī biʾamrihi ʾilā l-ʾarḍi llatī bāraknā fīhā wakunnā bikulli šayʾin ʿālimīna
      And unto Solomon the stormy wind, so that it sped at his behest towards the land which We had blessed: for it is We who have knowledge of everything.
  2. to give one's blessing, to consent, to sanction

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