حفر

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح ف ر(ḥ-f-r), from Proto-Semitic *ḥapar-.

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Verb[edit]

حَفَرَ (ḥafara) I, non-past يَحْفِرُ‎‎ (yaḥfiru)

  1. to dig, dig out, hollow
  2. to dig or clean a well
  3. to investigate
  4. to lie with
  5. to emaciate by milking frequently
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ح ف ر(ḥ-f-r), from Proto-Semitic *ḥapr-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَفْر (ḥafrm

  1. verbal noun of حَفَرَ (ḥafara) (form I)
  2. digging, hollowing
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See also[edit]

  1. خَرَتَ(ḵarata, to pierce, perforate)

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