سائل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of سَأَلَ(saʾala, to ask), from the root س ء ل(s-ʾ-l).

Noun[edit]

سَائِل (sāʾilm (plural سَائِلُون(sāʾilūn) or سُؤَّال(suʾʾāl) or سَأَلَة(saʾala), feminine سَائِلَة(sāʾila))

  1. questioner, petitioner, asker
  2. beggar, canter, mendicant
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 93:10:
      وَأَمَّا ٱلسَّائِلَ فَلَا تَنْهَرْ
      wa-ʾammā s-sāʾila fa-lā tanhar
      And as for the petitioner, do not repel him.
Declension[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of سَالَ(sāla, to flow), from س ي ل(s-y-l).

Noun[edit]

سَائِل (sāʾilm (plural سَوَائِل(sawāʾil))

  1. fluid, liquid
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَائِلْ (sāʾil) (form III)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of سَاءَلَ(sāʾala)