دفن

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See also: ذقن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root د ف ن(d-f-n).

Verb[edit]

دَفَنَ (dafana) I, non-past يَدْفِنُ‎‎ (yadfinu)

  1. to cover, to shroud, to conceal
  2. to bury
  3. to walk straight on
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

دَفَّنَ (daffana) II, non-past يُدَفِّنُ‎‎ (yudaffinu)

  1. to bury
    • a. 965, Al-Mutanabbi, نُعِدُّ ٱلْمَشْرَفِيَّةَ وَٱلْعَوَالِي (nuʿiddu l-mašrafiyyata wal-ʿawālī)[1]:
      يُدَفِّنُ بَعْضُنَا بَعْضًا وَتَمْشِي / أَوَاخِرُنَا عَلَى هَامِ ٱلْأَوَالِي
      yudaffinu baʿḍunā baʿḍan watamšī / ʾawāḵirunā ʿalā hāmi l-ʾawālī
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

دَفْن (dafnm

  1. verbal noun of دَفَنَ (dafana, to bury, to conceal) (form I)
  2. burying, burial
  3. concealing
Declension[edit]
References[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
د ف ن

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دَفَنَ(dafana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

دفن (dafan) (form I, present بدفن(bidfin), subjunctive يدفن(yidfin))

  1. to bury

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of دفن
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m دفنت(dafant) دفنت(dafant) دفن (dafan) دفننا(dafanna) دفنتو(dafantu) دفنو(dafanu)
f دفنتي(dafanti) دفنت(dafnat)
present m بدفن(badfin) بتدفن(btidfin) بدفن(bidfin) مندفن(mnidfin) بتدفنو(btidfinu) بدفنو(bidfinu)
f بتدفني(btidfini) بتدفن(btidfin)
subjunctive m أدفن(ʔadfin) تدفن(tidfin) يدفن(yidfin) ندفن(nidfin) تدفنو(tidfinu) يدفنو(yidfinu)
f تدفني(tidfini) تدفن(tidfin)
imperative m ادفن(idfin) ادفنو(idfinu)
f ادفني(idfini)