سقف

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See also: شفق‎, شقق, and شقف

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From root س ق ف(s-q-f).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun
  • IPA(key): /saqf/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

سَقْف (saqfm (plural سُقُوف(suqūf) or أَسْقُف(ʾasquf) or سُقُف (suquf))

  1. ceiling
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 16:26:
      قَدْ مَكَرَ الَّذِينَ مِنْ قَبْلِهِمْ فَأَتَى اللهُ بُنْيَانَهُمْ مِنَ الْقَوَاعِدِ فَخَرَّ عَلَيْهِمُ السَّقْفُ مِنْ فَوْقِهِمْ
      qad makara allaḏīna min qablihim faʾatā llāhu bunyānahum mina l-qawāʿidi faḵarra ʿalayhimu s-saqfu min fawqihim
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. roof

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَقَفَ (saqafa) I, non-past يَسْقُفُ‎‎ (yasqufu)

  1. to ceil; to roof

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَقَّفَ (saqqafa) II, non-past يُسَقِّفُ‎‎ (yusaqqifu)

  1. to ceil; to roof

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]


Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَقْف(saqf).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

سقف (saʔfm (plural سقوف(suʔūf))

  1. ceiling

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَقْف(saqf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سقف (sagfm (plural سقوف(sugūf))

  1. ceiling

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَقْف(saqf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari سَقف
Iranian Persian
Tajik сақф (saqf)

سَقف (saqf) (plural سُقوف(soquf) or سَقف‌ها(saqf-hâ))

  1. ceiling, roof
    Synonym: بام(bâm)
    • c. 1260s, Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, Reynold A. Nicholson, transl., مثنوی معنوی [Masnavi-ye-Ma'navi], volume III, verse 4669:
      چون به خانه مرغ اشتر پا نهاد / خانه ویران گشت و سقف اندر فتاد
      čon be xâne-ye morğ oštor pâ nehâd / xâne virân gašt o saqf andar fatâd
      When the camel set foot in the hen's house, the house was destroyed and the roof fell in.
    • 1967, Samad Behrangi, ماهی سیاه کوچولو [The Little Black Fish]:
      خانه ی ماهی کوچولو و مادرش پشت سنگ سیاهی بود؛ زیر سقفی از خزه.‎‎
      Xâne-ye mâhi-ye kučulu o mâdar-eš pošt-e sang-e siyâhi bud; zir-e saqfi az xaze.
      The house of the little fish and his mother was behind a black stone, under a roof of moss.

Derived terms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَقْف(saqf).

Noun[edit]

سقف (saʾfm

  1. ceiling
  2. roof

See also[edit]

  • سطح(saṭḥ, flat roof)