شخص

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See also: ش خ ص

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش خ ص(š-ḵ-ṣ).

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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
    • (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
  3. someone, somebody
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  • Persian: شخص

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شخص‎.

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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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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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شخص (śaxsm (Hindi spelling शख़्स)

  1. person, individual