خائن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle from خَانَ (ḵāna, to be disloyal, to betray), from the root خ و ن (ḵ-w-n).

Adjective[edit]

خَائِن (ḵāʾin) (feminine خَائِنَة (ḵāʾina), masculine plural خَائِنُونَ (ḵāʾinūna) or خُوَّان (ḵuwwān) or خَوَنَة (ḵawana) or خَانَة (ḵāna), feminine plural خَائِنَات (ḵāʾināt))

  1. disloyal, faithless, false, unreliable, untrue, unfaithful
  2. traitorous, treacherous, perfidious, treasonous

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Noun[edit]

خَائِن (ḵāʾinm (plural خَائِنُونَ (ḵāʾinūna) or خُوَّان (ḵuwwān) or خَوَنَة (ḵawana) or خَانَة (ḵāna), feminine خَائِنَة (ḵāʾina))

  1. traitor, judas, betrayer
  2. cheat, deceiver
  3. changeling

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Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

خائن (khâ'en)

  1. traitor