تلف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

تَلَف (talafm

  1. destruction
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: tələf
  • Ottoman Turkish: تلف
  • Persian: تلف
  • Uzbek: talaf

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

تُلْفِ (tulfi) (form IV)

  1. second-person masculine singular non-past active jussive of أَلْفَى(ʾalfā)
  2. third-person feminine singular non-past active jussive of أَلْفَى(ʾalfā)

Verb[edit]

تُلْفَ (tulfa) (form IV)

  1. second-person masculine singular non-past passive jussive of أَلْفَى(ʾalfā)
  2. third-person feminine singular non-past passive jussive of أَلْفَى(ʾalfā)

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “تلف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ت ل ف

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic تَلَفَ(talafa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

تلف (tlaf) (form I, non-past يتلف(yitlaf))

  1. to get lost
    تلفت فالمدينة القديمة
    tlaft f-le-mdīna le-qdīma
    I got lost in the old part of the city.
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of تلف
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m تلفت(tlaft) تلفتي(tlafti) تلف (tlaf) تلفنا(tlafna) تلفتوا(tlaftu) تلفوا(talfu)
f تلفت(talfāt)
non-past m نتلف(natlaf) تتلف(tatlaf) يتلف(yitlaf) نتلفوا(ntalfu) تتلفوا(ttalfu) يتلفوا(ytalfu)
f تتلفي(ttalfi) تتلف(tatlaf)
imperative m تلف (tlaf) تلفوا(talfu)
f تلفي(talfi)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic تَلَّفَ(tallafa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

تلف (tallaf) (form II, non-past يتلف(ytallaf))

  1. to cause to get lost, to make someone get lost
  2. to cause to lose focus
    تلفتيني من كترة الهدرة
    tallaftīni men katrat el-hadra
    I lost focus because of your excessive talking.
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of تلف
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m تلّفت(tallaft) تلّفتي(tallafti) تلّف (tallaf) تلّفنا(tallafna) تلّفتوا(tallaftu) تلّفوا(tallfu)
f تلّفت(tallfāt)
non-past m نتلّف(ntallaf) تتلّف(ttallaf) يتلّف(ytallaf) نتلّفوا(ntallfu) تتلّفوا(ttallfu) يتلّفوا(ytallfu)
f تتلّفي(ttallfi) تتلّف(ttallaf)
imperative m تلّف (tallaf) تلّفوا(tallfu)
f تلّفي(tallfi)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic تَلَف(talaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تلف (talfm

  1. act of losing

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic تَلَف(talaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

تلف (talaf)

  1. destruction, perishing, waste, death

Derived terms[edit]