شحر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ح ر(š-ḥ-r). And compare Classical Syriac ܣܚܪܬܐ(səḥartā, valley).

Verb[edit]

شَحَّرَ (šaḥḥara) II, non-past يُشَحِّرُ‎‎ (yušaḥḥiru)

  1. to purify, to refine
  2. to soot, to grime, to smut

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَحْر (šaḥrm (plural شُحُور(šuḥūr))

  1. inner part of a valley
  2. vestige of an ulcer

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “شحر”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 1, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 732
  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “شحر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 398
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “شحر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 636