رفع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ر ف ع (r-f-ʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَفَعَ (rafaʿa) I, non-past يَرْفَعُ‎ (yarfaʿu)

  1. to lift, to raise aloft, to hoist up, to heave up
    رَفَعَتْ يَدَيْهَا إِلَى السَّمَاءِ
    rafaʿat yadayhā ʾilā s-samāʾi
    She lifted her hands toward the sky.
  2. to elevate, to heighten, to exalt, to enhance
  3. to promote in rank
  4. to upload
  5. to fly (a kite), to run up (a flag)
  6. to take off, to doff, to tip (one’s hat)
  7. to erect, to set up
  8. to remove, to take away, to end, to lift
  9. to abolish, to eliminate
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَفَّعَ (raffaʿa) II, non-past يُرَفِّعُ‎ (yuraffiʿu)

  1. to lift, to raise, to elevate
  2. to celebrate
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

رَفْع (rafʿm

  1. verbal noun of رَفَعَ (rafaʿa) (form I)
  2. lifting, hoisting
  3. elevation
  4. raising, increasing
  5. erection
  6. abolition, elimination, removal
  7. remedy, remission, lifting
  8. submission, filing
  9. (grammar) pronouncing a final consonant with u as a mark of the nominative (see desinential inflection)
  10. upload
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