صغا

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ص غ و (ṣ-ḡ-w), meaning incline or lean.[1]

Verb[edit]

صَغَا (ṣaḡā) I, non-past يَصْغُو‎ (yaṣḡū)

  1. to incline, to bend, to lean
  2. to incline one's ear, to hearken, to listen

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “صغى and صغو” in Edward William Lane (1863), Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, pages 1692-1693, meaning to incline, bend, lean, to sway emotion or opinion, to give ear or to listen, to slant, to bend a scale or to cheat someone, to be someone relied upon, a special ally in a time of need, one leaned on.