صف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ص ف ف(ṣ-f-f).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صَفّ (ṣaffm (plural صُفُوف(ṣufūf))

  1. row, line (sequence of people or objects)
  2. battle order (arrangement of soldiers in battle)
  3. setting in type
  4. year, grade, form
  5. class
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) , “صف”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1960) , “صف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Otto Harrassowitz

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ص ف ف(ṣ-f-f).

Verb[edit]

صَفَّ (ṣaffa) I, non-past يَصُفُّ‎‎ (yaṣuffu)

  1. to line up, align
  2. to compose, classify
  3. to park (a car)
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1960) , “صف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Otto Harrassowitz

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

صِفْ (ṣif) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَصَفَ(waṣafa)