صاد

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See also: ضاد

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ص ي د(ṣ-y-d). Compare Hebrew צוּד(to hunt).

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صَادَ (ṣāda) I, non-past يَصِيدُ‎‎ (yaṣīdu)

  1. to catch, to capture, to entrap
  2. to hunt, to chase (game, fish), to fowl, to fish
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Etymology 2[edit]

Interrelated with the root ص ي د(ṣ-y-d), ultimately from Proto-Semitic *ṣVd- (to take food, to capture game, to fish; hunting and gathering), with early alphabetic symbols interpreted as depicting, a plant, a fishing hook or hunting barb, and in Arabian scripts possibly even a stick-figure human crouched in ambush.

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Noun[edit]

صَاد (ṣādf (plural صَادَات(ṣādāt))

  1. Name of the fourteenth letter of the Arabic alphabet (ص()), representing the sound /sˁ/
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