شجرة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Singulative noun composed of شَجَر(šajar, trees) +‎ ـَة(-a).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.d͡ʒa.ra/
    • (Moroccan) IPA(key): /ʃaʒ.ra/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شَجَرَة (šajaraf (singulative, collective شَجَر‎ m (šajar), dual شَجَرَتَان(šajaratān), plural أَشْجَار(ʾašjār), paucal شَجَرَات(šajarāt))

  1. tree
    أَوَّلُ الشَّجَرَةِ بَذْرَةٌ.‎‎
    ʾawwalu š-šajarati baḏratun.
    The tree begins with a seed.
  2. shrub, bush
    • 975–997, محمد بن أحمد الخوارزمي [muḥammad ibn ʾaḥmad al-ḵwārizmī], Gerlof van Vloten, editor, مفاتيح العلوم [mafātīḥ al-ʿulūm], Leiden: E. J. Brill, published 1895, pages 170 line 9–171 line 1:
      لَاعِيَة شجرة تنبت في سفح الجبال لها ورق طيّب الرِيح تجرسه النَحْل وله لبن غزير إذا قطِعَت
      Green spurge or sun spurge is a shrub which grows on the surfaces of mountains, it has good-smelling leaves sucked by bees and copious milk when slit.

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “شجر”, 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 ج ر

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَجَرَة(šajara).

Noun[edit]

شجرة (šajaraf (singulative, collective شجر‎ m (šajar), paucal شجرات(šajarāt))

  1. tree

See also[edit]

  • غابة(ḡābe, forest), حرش(ḥurš, forest, wood)