ذرة

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See also: ذرہ and ذره

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to the verb ذَرَّ ‎(ḏarra, to strew, to scatter).

Noun[edit]

ذَرَّة ‎(ḏarraf ‎(singulative, collective ذَرّ ‎(ḏarr), paucal ذَرَّات ‎(ḏarrāt))

  1. atom
  2. tiny particle, speck, mote
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ذ ر و ‎(ḏ-r-w) or ذ ر ي ‎(ḏ-r-y)? Compare ذَرَا ‎(ḏarā, to scatter, to blow away), also spelled ذَرَى ‎(ḏarā).

Noun[edit]

ذُرَة ‎(ḏuraf ‎(collective, singulative ذُرَة ‎(ḏura))

  1. maize, durum corn, Indian corn (Zea mays L.)
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