جرف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ج ر ف(j-r-f). Compare Classical Syriac ܓܪܰܦ(grap̱, to rush as a flood, to overflow, to carry away), Classical Syriac ܓܪܦܐ(garpā, flood).

Verb[edit]

جَرَفَ (jarafa) I, non-past يَجْرُفُ‎‎ (yajrufu)

  1. to sweep away, to flush
  2. to shovel, to dig
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

جَرَّفَ (jarrafa) II, non-past يُجَرِّفُ‎‎ (yujarrifu)

  1. to dredge, to shovel away, to spade away, to bulldoze
  2. to curette
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَرْف (jarfm

  1. verbal noun of جَرَفَ (jarafa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

جُرْف or جُرُف (jurf or jurufm (plural أَجْرَاف(ʾajrāf) or جُرُوف(jurūf))

  1. shore undercut by floods, bluff, cliff
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