سكن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ك ن (s-k-n)

Verb[edit]

سَكَنَ (sákana) (perfect, imperfect يَسْكُنُ, Verb form I)

  1. to be still, to be tranquil, to be peaceful
  2. to calm down, to repose, to rest
  3. (grammar) to be vowelless, to have no vowel
  4. to abate, to subside, to cease
  5. to pass, to go away, to leave
  6. to trust, to have faith, to be reassured
  7. to feel at home
  8. to live, to reside

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَكَّنَ (sákkana) (perfect, imperfect يُسَكِّنُ, Verb form II)

  1. to calm, to reassure, to appease, to placate
  2. to soothe, to allay, to alleviate
  3. to make vowelless, to pronounce without a vowel

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَكَن (sákanm

  1. time for rest, means for rest
  2. dwelling, abode, habitation
  3. inhabited area, habitations
  4. ashes

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