شارع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ر ع(š-r-ʿ). Has the form of an active participle but the corresponding verb شَرَعَ(šaraʿa, to have an outlet into the street) may rather be derived from the noun; other meanings of the verb don't fit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaː.riʕ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شَارِع (šāriʿm (plural شَوَارِع(šawāriʿ))

  1. street

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ش ر ع
شارع في مدينة قرطاجنة القديمة‎‎ ― a street in the Old City of Cartagena

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَارِع(šāriʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaː.reʕ/, [ˈʃæː.rɪʕ], [ˈʃaː.rɪʕ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شارع (šāreʕm (plural شوارع(šawāreʕ))

  1. street

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شارع‎, from Arabic.

Noun[edit]

شارع (śār'ef

  1. street
  2. road
  3. highway
  4. legislator
  5. lawgiver

See also[edit]