سيارة

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See also: سیاره

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ي ر(s-y-r). Tool noun formed from the characteristic adjective of سَارَ(sāra, to move, to travel), as سَيَّار(sayyār, moving frequently) +‎ ـَة(-a).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saj.jaː.ra/
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Noun[edit]

سَيَّارَة (sayyāraf (plural سَيَّارَات(sayyārāt))

  1. (collective) caravan, travellers
    Synonym: قَافِلَة(qāfila)
    • Quran 12:19
      وَجَاءَتْ سَيَّارَةٌ فَأَرْسَلُوا وَارِدَهُمْ فَأَدْلَى دَلْوَهُ قَالَ يَا بُشْرَى هَٰذَا غُلَامٌ وَأَسَرُّوهُ بِضَاعَةً وَاللَّهُ عَلِيمٌ بِمَا يَعْمَلُونَ
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  2. automobile, car, motorcar
    Synonym: عَرَبِيَّة(ʿarabiyya) (regional)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سير”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN