خاص

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of خَصَّ (ḵaṣṣa, to favor, to endow, to be characteristic of, to concern), from the root خ ص ص (ḵ-ṣ-ṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ) (elative أَخَصّ (ʾaḵaṣṣ))

  1. special
  2. particular
  3. specific
  4. designated (بِ (bi) for)
  5. characteristic (بِ (bi) of)
  6. distinguished
  7. private
  8. exclusive

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خاص”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari خاص
Iranian Persian خاص
Tajik хос (xos)

خاص (xâss) (comparative خاص‌تر, superlative خاص‌ترین)

  1. special
  2. particular
  3. specific

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic خَاصّ (ḵāṣṣ).

Adjective[edit]

خاصّ (xāṣṣ) — Hindi spelling: ख़ास (xās)

  1. special