شريف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ر ف (š-r-f).

Adjective[edit]

شَرِيف (šarīf) (feminine شَرِيفَة (šarīfa), masculine plural شَرَف (šaraf) or شُرَفَاء (šurafāʾ) or أَشْرَاف (ʾašrāf), elative أَشْرَف (ʾašraf))

  1. noble, of noble lineage (particularly descending from Muhammad), honored, celebrated
  2. excellent, eminent

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Adjective[edit]

شريف (śarīf) — Hindi spelling: शरीफ़ (śarīf)

  1. meek, gentle, noble, upstanding