صدف

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See also: صدقand ص د ق

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ص د ف(ṣ-d-f).

Verb[edit]

صَدَفَ (ṣadafa) I, non-past يَصْدِفُ‎‎ (yaṣdifu)

  1. (transitive, construed with direct object and عَن(ʿan)) turn away from

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

صَدَفَ (ṣadafa) I, non-past يَصْدِفُ‎‎ (yaṣdifu)

  1. (intransitive, construed with عَن(ʿan)) turn away from, avoid, shun

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صَدَف (ṣadafm (plural أَصْدَاف(ʾaṣdāf))

  1. highest part, top
  2. mountain cutting
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 18:96:
      آتُونِي زُبَرَ الْحَدِيدِ حَتَّىٰ إِذَا سَاوَىٰ بَيْنَ الصَّدَفَيْنِ قَالَ ٱنْفُخُوا حَتَّىٰ إِذَا جَعَلَهُ نَارًا قَالَ آتُونِي أُفْرِغْ عَلَيْهِ قِطْرًا
      ʾātūnī zubara l-ḥadīdi ḥattā ʾiḏā sāwā bayna ṣ-ṣadafayni qāla nfuḵū ḥattā ʾiḏā jaʿalahū nāran qāla ʾātūnī ʾufriḡ ʿalayhi qiṭran
      “Give me bits of iron.” Until he dumped equally high between the two mountain cuttings. He said: “Blow.” Till he made fire. He said: “Bring me molten copper I pour upon it.“

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

صَدَف (ṣadafm (collective, singulative صَدَفَة(ṣadafa), plural أَصْدَاف(ʾaṣdāf))

  1. shell(s), seashell(s)
  2. pearl oyster(s)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

صَدْف (ṣadfm

  1. verbal noun of صَدَفَ (ṣadafa, turn away from) (form I)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

صُدَف (ṣudafpl

  1. plural of صُدْفَة(ṣudfa)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَدَف(ṣadaf).

Noun[edit]

صدف (sadaf) (plural صدف‌ها(sadaf-hâ))

  1. shell, seashell

Proper noun[edit]

صدف (sadaf)

  1. A female given name, Sadaf, originating from Arabic.