شاطئ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ط ء(š-ṭ-ʾ). Has the form of an derived from the active participle but the corresponding verb شَتَأَ(šataʾa, to walk on the shore) may rather be derived from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَاطِئ (šāṭiʾm (plural شَوَاطِئ(šawāṭiʾ) or شُطْآن(šuṭʾān))

  1. shore, coast, seacoast, beach, strand

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References[edit]

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