شرع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش ر ع ‎(š-r-ʿ).

Verb[edit]

شَرَعَ ‎(šaraʿa) I, non-past يَشْرَعُ‎ (yašraʿu)

  1. to prescribe a road to walk upon or a law to follow, to lead, to give laws
  2. to have an outlet into the street
  3. to publish
  4. to be open and distinct
  5. to strip the skin
  6. to lift very high
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

شرع” in Francis Joseph Steingass (1884), The student's Arabic-English dictionary, London: W.H. Allen

Verb[edit]

شَرَعَ ‎(šaraʿa) I, non-past يَشْرَعُ‎ (yašraʿu)

  1. to go (into the water)
  2. to engage in a business, to begin
  3. to make ready for
  4. to be straight
  5. to stretch the neck
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

شرع” in Francis Joseph Steingass (1884), The student's Arabic-English dictionary, London: W.H. Allen

Verb[edit]

شَرَّعَ ‎(šarraʿa) II, non-past يُشَرِّعُ‎ (yušarriʿu)

  1. to mark or show the way distinctly
  2. to open a path
  3. to lead the cattle to the most convenient watering place
  4. to make clear
  5. to lift up
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَرْع ‎(šarʿm

  1. verbal noun of شَرَعَ ‎(šaraʿa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

شُرُع ‎(šuruʿm pl

  1. plural of شِرَاع ‎(širāʿ)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَرْع ‎(šarʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شرع ‎(shar')

  1. religious law

Related terms[edit]