بسر

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See also: پسر‎, تشر‎, تسر, and بشر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ب س ر (b-s-r).

Verb[edit]

بَسَرَ (basara) I, non-past يَبْسُرُ‎ (yabsuru)

  1. to scowl, to frown, to glower, to grimace
  2. to look sullen, to look grim, to become surly, to look sulky, to look gloomy, to look glum
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَسْر (basrm

  1. verbal noun of بَسَرَ (basara) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ب س ر (b-s-r). Compare for the “unripe date” meaning Hebrew בוסר (unripe grape), Classical Syriac ܒܣܪܐ (unripe grape) (see Löw Flora I pp. 76 seqq. for the usages of these).

Verb[edit]

بَسَرَ (basara) I, non-past يَبْسُرُ‎ (yabsuru)

  1. to take premature action, to begin too early with (something), to begin prematurely
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَسْر (basrm

  1. verbal noun of بَسَرَ (basara) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

بُسْر

بُسْر (busrm (collective, singulative بُسْرَة (busra), plural بِسَار (bisār))

  1. unripe dates
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “بسر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 121
  • Löw, Immanuel (1928) Die Flora der Juden[1] (in German), volume 1, Wien und Leipzig: R. Löwit, pages 76 seqq.
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “بسر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN