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)

Verb[edit]

سَخُنَ or سَخِنَ or سَخَنَ (saḵana or saḵina or saḵuna) I, non-past يَسْخِنُ or يَسْخُنُ‎ (yasḵinu or yasḵunu)

  1. to be hot, to become hot
  2. to be ill, to become ill
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 0-87950-003-4

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

سخن (soxan) (plural سخنان (soxanân))

  1. speech

Derived terms[edit]