شكل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش ك ل(š-k-l).

Verb[edit]

شَكَلَ (šakala) I, non-past يَشْكُلُ‎‎ (yaškulu)

  1. to hobble (an animal)
  2. to vocalize (a text)
  3. to become dubious or confused

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

شَكَّلَ (šakkala) II, non-past يُشَكِّلُ‎‎ (yušakkilu)

  1. to become dubious or confused
  2. to form, fashion, figure, shape, sculpture, picture

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَكْل (šaklm (plural أَشْكَال(ʾaškāl) or شُكُول(šukūl))

  1. verbal noun of شَكَلَ (šakala) (form I)
  2. likeness, resemblance, semblance
  3. model, pattern, mode, manner
  4. shape, form, figure
  5. kind, sort, variety
  6. way, course, mode, manner of acting; conduct
  7. aim, intention, purpose
  8. something suitable, fit or proper for someone
  9. vocalization of a text
  10. a species of plant, yellow and red in color
  11. coquettishness

Usage notes[edit]

بِ(bi) may be used with شَكْل(šakl), صُورَة(ṣūra) or طَرِيقَة(ṭarīqa) modified by an adjective to create an adverbial expression approximating the meaning of the modifying adjective.

  • بِشَكْلٍ خَاصٍّ‎ ― bišaklin ḵāṣṣinespecially
  • بِشَكْلٍ عَامٍ‎ ― bišaklin ʿāmingenerally
  • بِشَكْلٍ غَرِيبٍ‎ ― bišaklin ḡarībinstrangely, unusually
  • بِشَكْلٍ جَيِّدٍ‎ ― bišaklin jayyidinwell, properly

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَكْل (šaklm (plural أَشْكَال(ʾaškāl))

  1. verbal noun of شَكَلَ (šakala) (form I)
  2. a dubious or confused matter
  3. an ear ornament of pearl or silver

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

شُكُل (šukulpl

  1. plural of شِكَال(šikāl, hobble)