صغير

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ص غ ر ‎(ṣ-ḡ-r), from Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Akkadian 𒌉 ‎(TUR, ṣehru), 𒌉𒁕 ‎(BÀN.DA, ṣehru, small, young), Aramaic ܙܥܘܪܐ ‎(zʿūrā, small), Ugaritic 𐎕𐎙𐎗 ‎(ṣġr), Hebrew צָעִיר ‎(tsa'ír).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

صَغِير ‎(ṣaḡīr) ‎(feminine صَغِيرَة ‎(ṣaḡīra), masculine plural صِغَار ‎(ṣiḡār), elative أَصْغَر ‎(ʾaṣḡar))

  1. small
  2. young (for a person)

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

صغير ‎(sʿoğayyar)

  1. small
  2. young (for a person)