بحر

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See also: تخر‎, بجز‎, تجز, and تجر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *baḥr- (sea), from the root ب ح ر(b-ḥ-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baħr/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

بَحْر (baḥrm (plural بِحَار(biḥār) or بُحُور(buḥūr) or أَبْحُر(ʾabḥur))

  1. verbal noun of بَحَرَ (baḥara) (form I)
  2. sea
  3. large river
  4. a noble or great man (possessed of a sea of knowledge, experience and wisdom)
  5. (poetry) poetic meter
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Etymology 2[edit]

Denominal verb from بَحْر(baḥr, sea).

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Verb[edit]

بَحَّرَ (baḥḥara) II, non-past يُبَحِّرُ‎‎ (yubaḥḥiru)

  1. to travel by sea, to make a voyage
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Etymology 3[edit]

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بَحِرَ (baḥira) I, non-past يَبْحَرُ‎‎ (yabḥaru)

  1. to be startled, to be bewildered with fright
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Etymology 4[edit]

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بَحَرَ (baḥara) I, non-past يَبْحَرُ‎‎ (yabḥaru)

  1. to slit, to cut lengthwise
  2. to split
  3. to enlarge, to make wide
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Etymology 5[edit]

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Noun[edit]

بَحَر (baḥarm

  1. verbal noun of بَحِرَ (baḥira) (form I)
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References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “بحر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 87–88
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “بحر”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in fr), volume 1, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 88–89
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “بحر”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, pages 156–157
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “بحر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, pages 66–67

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

بَحَر

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَحْر(baḥr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَحَر (baḥarm (plural بُحور‎ ‎(buḥūr) or بِحار‎ ‎(biḥār))

  1. sea
  2. beach

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَحْر(baḥr).

Noun[edit]

بحر (bahr)

  1. (geography) sea
    Synonyms: دكز‎, دریا

References[edit]

  • Redhouse, J. W. (1884), “sea”, in A Lexicon, English and Turkish, 3rd edition, Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 667

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَحْر(baḥr).

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Dari Persian بحر
Iranian Persian بحر
Tajiki Persian баҳр (bahr)

بحر (bahr)

  1. sea

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بحر(bahr), from Arabic بَحْر(baḥr).

Noun[edit]

بحر (behrm

  1. sea

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