شخص

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See also: ش خ ص

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش خ ص(š-ḵ-ṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

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شَخَصَ (šaḵaṣa) I, non-past يَشْخَصُ‎‎ (yašḵaṣu)

  1. to rise, to tower up
  2. to become high, to become lofty
  3. to rise, to ascend
  4. to appear
  5. to stare, to gaze
  6. to be glazed over
  7. to start out, to leave, to depart
  8. to travel, to journey
  9. to pass
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Etymology 2[edit]

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شَخَّصَ (šaḵḵaṣa) II, non-past يُشَخِّصُ‎‎ (yušaḵḵiṣu)

  1. to personify, to represent as a person, to represent as an individual
  2. to specify, to identify
  3. to act, to perform, to play (a part, role)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaxsˤ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شَخْص (šaḵṣm (plural أَشْخَاص(ʾašḵāṣ) or شُخُوص(šuḵūṣ))

  1. person, individual
    • 7th century C.E., Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim, 19:22:
      أَتَعْجَبُونَ مِنْ غَيْرَةِ سَعْدٍ؟ فَوَٱللَّٰهِ لَأَنَا أَغْيَرُ مِنْهُ، وَٱللَّهُ أَغْيَرُ مِنِّي، مِنْ أَجْلِ غَيْرَةِ اللَّهِ حَرَّمَ الْفَوَاحِشَ مَا ظَهَرَ مِنْهَا وَمَا بَطَنَ، وَلَا شَخْصَ أَغْيَرُ مِنَ اللَّهِ، وَلَا شَخْصَ أَحَبُّ إِلَيْهِ الْعُذْرُ مِنَ اللَّهِ، مِنْ أَجْلِ ذَلِكَ بَعَثَ اللَّهُ الْمُرْسَلِينَ مُبَشِّرِينَ وَمُنْذِرِينَ، وَلَا شَخْصَ أَحَبُّ إِلَيْهِ الْمِدْحَةُ مِنَ اللَّهِ، مِنْ أَجْلِ ذَلِكَ وَعَدَ اللَّهُ الْجَنَّةَ.‎‎
      ʾataʿjabūna min ḡayrati saʿdin? fawal-lāhi laʾanā ʾaḡyaru minhu, wal-lahu ʾaḡyaru minnī, min ʾajli ḡayrati l-lahi ḥarrama l-fawāḥiša mā ẓahara minhā wamā baṭana, walā šaḵṣa ʾaḡyaru mina l-lahi, walā šaḵṣa ʾaḥabbu ʾilayhi l-ʿuḏru mina l-lahi, min ʾajli ḏalika baʿaṯa l-lahu l-mursalīna mubašširīna wamunḏirīna, walā šaḵṣa ʾaḥabbu ʾilayhi l-midḥatu mina l-lahi, min ʾajli ḏalika waʿada l-lahu l-jannata.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • (Can we date this quote?), Umar Ibn Abi Rabī'ah, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      فَكَانَ مِجَنِّي دُونَ مَنْ كُنْتُ أَتَّقِي / ثَلَاثَ شُخُوصٍ كَاعِبَانِ وَمُعْصِرُ
      fakāna mijannī dūna man kuntu ʾattaqī / ṯalāṯa šuḵūṣin kāʿibāni wamuʿṣiru
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. figure, character
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Descendants[edit]
  • Bengali: আশখাস (aśkhaś)
  • Ottoman Turkish: شخص
  • Persian: شخص(šaxs)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَخْص(šaḵṣ).

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Noun[edit]

شخص (šaxs) (plural اشخاص(ašxâs) or شخص‌ها(šaxs-hâ) or شخصان(šaxsân))

Dari Persian شخص
Iranian Persian
Tajik шахс (šaxs)
  1. person, individual

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَخْص(šaḵṣ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaxsˤ/, [ʃʌxsˤ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شخص (šaḵṣm (plural أشخاص(ʔašḵāš) or شخاص(šḵāš))

  1. person, individual
  2. character (in a play, film etc.)
  3. statuette, figurine

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شخص(šaxs), from Arabic شَخْص(šaḵṣ).

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Noun[edit]

شخص (śaxsm (Hindi spelling शख़्स)

  1. person, individual