دافئ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of دَفِئَ(dafiʾa, to be warm) and دَفُؤَ(dafuʾa, to be warm), from the root د ف ء(d-f-ʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daː.fiʔ/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

دَافِئ (dāfiʾ) (feminine دَافِئَة(dāfiʾa), masculine plural دَافِئُون(dāfiʾūn), feminine plural دَافِئَات(dāfiʾāt), elative أَدْفَأ(ʾadfaʾ))

  1. warm
    Synonym: دَفِيء(dafīʾ)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: diefi
  • Moroccan Arabic: دافي(dāfi)

References[edit]

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