شرك

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See also: سرک‎, سرگ‎, سڑک‎, شرک, and ش ر ك

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش ر ك (š-r-k).

Verb[edit]

شَرِكَ (šarika) I, non-past يَشْرَكُ‎ (yašraku)

  1. (obsolete) to have the shoe strings broken
  2. (transitive) to share, to participate with (someone)
  3. to become partner, to be a participant, to be an associate
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ش ر ك (š-r-k).

Noun[edit]

شِرْك (širkm (usually uncountable)

  1. verbal noun of شَرِكَ (šarika) (form I)
  2. (Islam) polytheism, idolatry
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ش ر ك (š-r-k).

Noun[edit]

شَرَك (šarakm (plural شُرُك (šuruk) or أَشْرَاك (ʾašrāk) or شِرَاك (širāk))

  1. net, snare, trap, booby trap
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

See etymology on the main entry. From the root ش ر ك (š-r-k).

Noun[edit]

شُرُك (šurukm pl

  1. plural of شِرَاك (širāk, shoelace)
  2. plural of شَرَك (šarak, net, snare)

Etymology 5[edit]

From the root ش ر ك (š-r-k).

Adjective[edit]

شُرُك (šuruk)

  1. spurious, unsound, phony, false
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “شرك”, 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 415–416
  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938) The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, page 185–186
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “شرك”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 651