سلك

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root س ل ك (s-l-k).

Verb[edit]

سَلَكَ (salaka) I, non-past يَسْلُكُ‎ (yasluku)

  1. to follow a road, to wend, to travel along
  2. to enter upon a course
  3. to behave, to comport oneself
  4. to proceed, to act
  5. to set foot, to enter
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Verb[edit]

سَلَكَ (salaka) I, non-past يَسْلُكُ‎ (yasluku)

  1. to insert
  2. to pass (through the eye of a needle), to thread
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَلَّكَ (sallaka) II, non-past يُسَلِّكُ‎ (yusalliku)

  1. to clean, to clear
  2. to unreel, to unwind, reel off (thread or silk)
  3. to wind (thread) upon a reel or skein
  4. to clarify, to unravel, to disentangle
  5. to put money into currency
  6. to introduce a custom
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سِلْك (silkm (plural اَسْلَاك (aslāk))

  1. thread
  2. string (also of a musical instrument)
  3. line
  4. wire
  5. rail
  6. organization, body, profession, corps, cadre
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَلْك (salkm

  1. verbal noun of سَلَكَ (salaka) (form I)
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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

سلك (səlkm

  1. spoke