ريشة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ر ي ش (r-y-š) meaning "to clad", "feathers" or "plumage", "bristles", "bodily adornments".

Noun[edit]

رِيشَة (rīšaf (singulative, collective رِيش (rīš), paucal رِيشَات (rīšāt), plural رِيَاش (riyāš) or أَرْيَاش (ʾaryāš))

  1. feather
  2. quill
  3. writing pen
  4. (painting) brush
  5. plectrum, guitar pick
  6. lancet
  7. (Egypt, wind instrument) reed

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “ريشة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “ريشة”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 1200