سكن

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Etymology[edit]

From the root س ك ن (s-k-n)

Verb[edit]

سَكَنَ (sakana) I, non-past يَسْكُنُ‎ (yaskunu)

  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

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سَكَنَ (sakana) I, non-past يَسْكُنُ‎ (yaskunu)

  1. to live, to reside, to inhabit (construed with فِي () or بِ (bi) or direct object)

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Verb[edit]

سَكَّنَ (sakkana) II, non-past يُسَكِّنُ‎ (yusakkinu)

  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

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Noun[edit]

سَكَن (sakanm

  1. verbal noun of سَكَنَ (sakana) (form I)
  2. time for rest, means for rest
  3. dwelling, abode, habitation
  4. inhabited area, habitations
  5. ashes

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