ثقف

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See also: تقف and تفق

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ث ق ف (ṯ-q-f).

Verb[edit]

ثَقِفَ (ṯaqifa) I, non-past يَثْقَفُ‎ (yaṯqafu)
ثَقُفَ (ṯaqufa) I, non-past يَثْقُفُ‎ (yaṯqufu)

  1. to have a sharp and penetrating intellect
  2. to be clever and successful
  3. to surpass in intellect
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Verb[edit]

ثَقِفَ (ṯaqifa) I, non-past يَثْقَفُ‎ (yaṯqafu)

  1. to meet
  2. to reach
  3. to seize, to take hold of
  4. to understand
  5. to obtain, to find
    Synonyms: وَجَدَ (wajada), أَلْفَى (ʔalfā)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 3:112:
      ضُرِبَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ الذِّلَّةُ أَيْنَ مَا ثُقِفُوا إِلَّا بِحَبْلٍ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَحَبْلٍ مِنَ النَّاسِ
      ḍuribat ʕalayhimu ḏ-ḏillatu ʔayna mā ṯuqifū ʔillā biḥablin mina l-lahi waḥablin mina n-nāsi
      Ignominy shall be their portion wheresoever they are found save (where they grasp) a rope from Allah and a rope from men.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ثَقَّفَ (ṯaqqafa) II, non-past يُثَقِّفُ‎ (yuṯaqqifu)

  1. to straighten
  2. to educate, to refine
  3. to correct
  4. to confiscate
  5. to arrest
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ثَقْف or ثَقَف (ṯaqf or ṯaqafm

  1. verbal noun of ثَقِفَ (ṯaqifa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ث ق ف
2 terms

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic ثَقَّفَ (ṯaqqafa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θaq.qaf/, [ˈθɑq.qɑf]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ثقّف (ṯaqqaf) II (present بثقّف (biṯaqqef))

  1. to educate, to acculture

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of ثقّف (ṯaqqaf)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ثقّفت (ṯaqqaft) ثقّفت (ṯaqqaft) ثقّف (ṯaqqaf) ثقّفنا (ṯaqqafna) ثقّفتو (ṯaqqaftu) ثقّفو (ṯaqqafu)
f ثقّفتي (ṯaqqafti) ثقّفت (ṯaqqafat)
present m بثقّف (baṯaqqef) بتثقّف (bitṯaqqef) بثقّف (biṯaqqef) منثقّف (minṯaqqef) بتثقّفو (bitṯaqqfu) بثقّفو (biṯaqqfu)
f بتثقّفي (bitṯaqqfi) بتثقّف (bitṯaqqef)
subjunctive m اثقّف (aṯaqqef) تثقّف (tṯaqqef) يثقّف (yṯaqqef) نثقّف (nṯaqqef) تثقّفو (tṯaqqfu) يثقّفو (yṯaqqfu)
f تثقّفي (tṯaqqfi) تثقّف (tṯaqqef)
imperative m ثقّف (ṯaqqef) ثقّفو (ṯaqqfu)
f ثقّفي (ṯaqqfi)