صفة

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ص ف ‎(w-ṣ-f); compare وَصَفَ ‎(waṣafa, to describe, to characterize).

Noun[edit]

صِفَة ‎(ṣifaf ‎(plural صِفَات ‎(ṣifāt))

  1. verbal noun of وَصَفَ ‎(waṣafa) (form I)
  2. quality, feature, characteristic
  3. (grammar) adjective
  4. attribute
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Aramaic צפא ‎(ṣipā’, mat).

Noun[edit]

صُفَّة ‎(ṣuffaf ‎(plural صُفَف ‎(ṣufaf))

  1. bench
    أَهْلُ الصُّفَّةِ‎ ― ʾahlu ṣ-ṣuffati ― the companions of Mohammed
  2. stone bench
  3. sofa
  4. sill, shelf, console
  5. a small part, a little of
  6. a short while, a trice
  7. seat of a saddle
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