خلق

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See also: خلف‎, حلق‎, جلق, and خ ل ق

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q).

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خَلَقَ (ḵalaqa) I, non-past يَخْلُقُ‎ (yaḵluqu)

  1. to create, to make
  2. to shape, to form
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q).

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خَلُقَ (ḵaluqa) I, non-past يَخْلُقُ‎ (yaḵluqu)
خَلِقَ (ḵaliqa) I, non-past يَخْلَقُ‎ (yaḵlaqu)
خَلَقَ (ḵalaqa) I, non-past يَخْلُقُ‎ (yaḵluqu)

  1. to be old and worn out (of a garment)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q).

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خَلُقَ (ḵaluqa) I, non-past يَخْلُقُ‎ (yaḵluqu)

  1. to be suitable, be fit
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q)?

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Verb[edit]

خَلَّقَ (ḵallaqa) II, non-past يُخَلِّقُ‎ (yuḵalliqu)

  1. to perfume
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Etymology 5[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q).

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Noun[edit]

خَلْق (ḵalqm

  1. verbal noun of خَلَقَ (ḵalaqa) (form I)
  2. creation
  3. creature
  4. people
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Etymology 6[edit]

From the root خ ل ق (ḵ-l-q).

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Noun[edit]

خَلَق (ḵalaqm, f (plural خُلْقَان (ḵulqān) or أَخْلَاق (ʾaḵlāq))

  1. verbal noun of خَلِقَ (ḵaliqa) (form I)
  2. rags
  3. old age
  4. men, people
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خَلَق (ḵalaq) (feminine خَلَق (ḵalaq), common plural خُلْقَان (ḵulqān) or أَخْلَاق (ʾaḵlāq))

  1. worn, threadbare
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Etymology 7[edit]

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خُلُق or خُلْق (ḵuluq or ḵulqm (plural أَخْلَاق (ʾaḵlāq))

  1. natural disposition, character, nature
  2. inborn quality
  3. manners
  4. (plural) character
  5. (plural) morals
  6. (plural) morality
  7. ("modern") anger, irritation
  8. ("modern") bravery
  9. ("modern") religion
  10. ("modern") humanity
  11. ("modern") refinement
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References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “خلق”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خلق”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 8[edit]

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خِلَق (ḵilaqf pl

  1. plural of خِلْقَة (ḵilqa)

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic خَلْق (ḵalq).

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian خلق
Iranian Persian خلق
Tajiki Persian халқ (xalq)

خلق (xalq) (plural خلق‌ها (xalq-hâ))

  1. creation
  2. (archaic) people, folk
    جمهوری خلق چین‎ ― jomhuri-ye xalq-e činthe People's Republic of China
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خُلْق (ḵulq).

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خلق (xolq) (plural اخلاق (axlâq))

  1. temperament, disposition, moral character
  2. humour, mood
  3. behaviour
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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خلق (xalq), from Arabic خَلْق (ḵalq).

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خلق (xalqm (Hindi spelling ख़लक़)

  1. mankind, humanity
  2. (religion) creation, world

Declension[edit]

Declension of خلق
singular plural
direct خلق (xalq) خلق (xalq)
oblique خلق (xalq) خلقوں (xalqõ)
vocative خلق (xalq) خلقو (xalqo)