شفرة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From شَفْر (šafr), the edge of the eyelid from which the eyelashes grow.

Noun[edit]

شَفْرَة (šafraf (plural شَفَرَات (šafarāt) or شِفَار (šifār))

  1. large knife
  2. blade (of a sword or knife)
  3. razor blade
  4. brink, edge, verge
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Etymology 2[edit]

From شِفْر (šifr, cipher), from French chiffre, from Arabic صِفْر (ṣifr, zero), from صَفِرَ (ṣafira, to be empty).

Noun[edit]

شِفْرَة (šifraf

  1. cipher, code
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