سخن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س خ ن (s-ḵ-n); compare سَخُنَ (saḵuna, to be or become hot)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَخُنَ (saḵuna) I, non-past يَسْخُنُ‎ (yasḵunu)
سَخِنَ (saḵina) I, non-past يَسْخَنُ‎ (yasḵanu)
سَخَنَ (saḵana) I, non-past يَسْخُنُ‎ (yasḵunu)

  1. to be hot, to become hot
  2. to be ill, to become ill

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَخَّنَ (saḵḵana) II, non-past يُسَخِّنُ‎ (yusaḵḵinu)

  1. (transitive) to heat

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

سُخْن (suḵn) (feminine سُخْنَة (suḵna), elative أَسْخَن (ʾasḵan))

  1. hot
  2. warm

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سخن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *ĉánhati; see there for more.

Noun[edit]

سخن (soxan) (plural سخنان (soxanân))

  1. speech

Derived terms[edit]