زين

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See also: رين‎, زین‎, رین, and ر ي ن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ز ي ن(z-y-n).

Verb[edit]

زَيَّنَ (zayyana) II, non-past يُزَيِّنُ‎‎ (yuzayyinu)

  1. to adorn, to decorate, to embellish, to ornament, to garnish
  2. to embroider, to embellish with brocade embroidery, to bedeck, to window-dress
  3. to grace
  4. to shave
  5. to put on makeup
  6. to present in a favorable light, to extol
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 27:24:
      وَجَدْتُهَا وَقَوْمَهَا يَسْجُدُونَ لِلشَّمْسِ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ وَزَيَّنَ لَهُمُ الشَّيْطَانُ أَعْمَالَهُمْ فَصَدَّهُمْ عَنِ السَّبِيلِ فَهُمْ لَا يَهْتَدُونَ
      wajadtuhā waqawmahā yasjudūna li-š-šamsi min dūni l-lahi wazayyana lahumu š-šayṭānu ʾaʿmālahum faṣaddahum ʿani s-sabīli fahum lā yahtadūna
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

زَيْن (zayn)

  1. beautiful, nice, pretty, dainty, comely, handsome, graceful, gorgeous, charming, lovely, fair, radiant, well-turned, beauteous, good-looking, fine

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

زَيْن (zaynm (plural أَزْيَان(ʾazyān))

  1. verbal noun of زَانَ(zāna) (form I)
  2. beauty

Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

زَيْن (zaynm

  1. a male given name

Declension[edit]


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ز ي ن

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic زَيْن(zayn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zajn/, /ziːn/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

زَيْن or زِين (zayn or zīnm

  1. beauty

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic زَيَّنَ(zayyana).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

زين (ziyyan) (form II, non-past يزين(yziyyan))

  1. to adorn, to decorate, to embellish, to ornament, to garnish
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of زين
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m زينت(ziyyant) زينتي(ziyyanti) زين (ziyyan) زيننا(ziyyanna) زينتوا(ziyyantu) زينوا(ziyynu)
f زينت(ziyynāt)
non-past m نزين(nziyyan) تزين(tziyyan) يزين(yziyyan) نزينوا(nziyynu) تزينوا(tziyynu) يزينوا(yziyynu)
f تزيني(tziyyni) تزين(tziyyan)
imperative m زين (ziyyan) زينوا(ziyynu)
f زيني(ziyyni)

North Mesopotamian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَيْن(zayn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

زين (zɪn)

  1. good; someone or something good
    الوضع حيل زين.‎‎
    al wadˤiˤ ħɪl zɪn
    The situation is very good.

Synonyms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ز ي ن

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَيَّنَ(zayyana).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zaj.jan/, [ˈzej.jan]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

زيّن (zayyan) (form II, present بزيّن(bizayyen))

  1. to adorn, to decorate, to embellish, to ornament, to garnish

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of زيّن (zayyan)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m زيّنت (zayyant) زيّنت (zayyant) زيّن (zayyan) زيّننا (zayyanna) زيّنتو (zayyantu) زيّنو (zayyanu)
f زيّنتي (zayyanti) زيّنت (zayyanat)
present m بزيّن (bazayyen) بتزيّن (bitzayyen) بزيّن (bizayyen) منزيّن (minzayyen) بتزيّنو (bitzayynu) بزيّنو (bizayynu)
f بتزيّني (bitzayyni) بتزيّن (bitzayyen)
subjunctive m ازيّن (azayyen) تزيّن (tzayyen) يزيّن (yzayyen) نزيّن (nzayyen) تزيّنو (tzayynu) يزيّنو (yzayynu)
f تزيّني (tzayyni) تزيّن (tzayyen)
imperative m زيّن (zayyen) زيّنو (zayynu)
f زيّني (zayyni)