سحر

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See also: سخر‎, شجر, and ش ج ر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ح ر(s-ḥ-r), meaning “to be enchanting, fascinating, or captivating”, “to dazzle”, “to hold one's attention or anticipation”, “to hope or long for”. Compare to Hebrew שַׁחַר(šaḥar, dawn) and Ugaritic 𐎌𐎈𐎗 (šḥr, dawn; tomorrow, the future); see Canaanite deity Shahar.

Noun[edit]

سَحَر (saḥarm

  1. dawn, daybreak

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَحْر or سَحَر (saḥr or saḥarm (dual سَحْرَان(saḥrān) or سَحَرَان(saḥarān), plural سُحُور(suḥūr))

  1. lung

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

سِحْر (siḥrm (plural أَسْحَار(ʾasḥār) or سُحُور(suḥūr))

  1. verbal noun of سَحَرَ (saḥara) (form I)
  2. witchcraft, magic, sorcery, wizardry,

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَحَرَ (saḥara) I, non-past يَسْحَرُ‎‎ (yasḥaru)

  1. to bewitch, to spellbind, to fascinate, to curse
  2. to hurt one's heart, to restrict one's chest or breathing

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَحَّرَ (saḥḥara) II, non-past يُسَحِّرُ‎‎ (yusaḥḥiru)

  1. to conjure
  2. to bewitch, to charm

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]


Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سِحْر(siḥr)

Noun[edit]

سحر (sihr, sahr)

  1. magic

See also[edit]


Mazanderani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَحَر(saḥar)

Noun[edit]

سحر (sahar)

  1. dawn

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic سَحَر(saḥar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سحر (sehar)

  1. dawn
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic سِحْر(siḥr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (15th–17th century) IPA(key): [sɯhɾ], [sɯhɯɾ]
  • (18th–20th century) IPA(key): [sihɾ], [sihiɾ]

Noun[edit]

سحر (sıhr, sıhır, sihr, sihir)

  1. magic, witchcraft
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: sihir
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Latin: sìhīr
    Cyrillic: сѝхӣр

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic سَحَر(saḥar).

Noun[edit]

سحر (sahar)

  1. dawn

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic سِحْر(siḥr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سحر (sehr)

  1. witchcraft, magic, sorcery, wizardry

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian سحر(sahar), from Arabic سَحَر(saḥar)

Noun[edit]

سحر (sahrf (Hindi spelling सहर)

  1. dawn, daybreak

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian سحر(sehr), from Arabic سِحْر(siḥr)

Noun[edit]

سحر (sehr, sihrm

  1. enchantment, sorcery, magic, wizardry, witchcraft
Synonyms[edit]