حذف

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verb form I from the root ح ذ ف(ḥ-ḏ-f).

Verb[edit]

حَذَفَ (ḥaḏafa) I, non-past يَحْذِفُ‎‎ (yaḥḏifu)

  1. to shorten, clip, curtail with accusative or with مِنْ(min) and genitive
  2. to take away, cut or clip off, reduce
  3. to strike or cross out
  4. (grammar, phonology) to elide, apocopate, drop by apheresis
  5. (mathematics, accounting) to deduct, subtract
  6. (ditransitive) to throw with accusative and بِـ(bi-), pelt
  7. to throw away, discard with بِـ(bi-)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb form II from the root ح ذ ف(ḥ-ḏ-f).

Verb[edit]

حَذَّفَ (ḥaḏḏafa) II, non-past يُحَذِّفُ‎‎ (yuḥaḏḏifu)

  1. (transitive) to clip, trim
  2. (transitive) to give shape, to cut, clip, or trim into proper shape
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verbal noun from حَذَفَ(ḥaḏafa).

Noun[edit]

حَذْف (ḥaḏfm

  1. shortening, curtailing, cutting off, trimming
  2. cancellation, crossing out, deletion, omission, dropping, suppression
  3. (grammar, phonology, phonetics) elision, deletion, ellipsis, apocope, apheresis
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ح ذ ف(ḥ-ḏ-f) in the sense of "trimming (especially laterally)", from the تَحْذِيفُ الشَّعَر‎(taḥḏīfu š-šaʿar, undercut hairstyle); so called for the distinctive teal-colored side patches on the bird's head.

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حَذَف (ḥaḏafm

  1. teal (some birds in the genus Anas)
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