صفر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ص ف ر (ṣ-f-r).

Proper noun[edit]

صَفَر (ṣafarm

  1. Safar, the second of the twelve months of the Muslim lunar calendar, each beginning with a new moon. Safar (in a specific sense) means "void" in Arabic, supposedly because pagan Arabs looted during this month and left the houses empty.
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Verb[edit]

صَفِرَ (ṣafira) I, non-past يَصْفَرُ‎ (yaṣfaru)

  1. to be empty, to be devoid, to be vacant
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صَفَّرَ (ṣaffara) II, non-past يُصَفِّرُ‎ (yuṣaffiru)

  1. to empty, to void, to vacate, to evacuate, to free
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Numeral[edit]

صِفْر (ṣifrm

  1. (cardinal) zero
    Eastern Arabic numeral: ٠ (0)
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Adjective[edit]

صَفْر or صِفْر or صُفْر or صَفِر or صُفُر (ṣafr or ṣifr or ṣufr or ṣafir or ṣufur) (masculine plural أَصْفَار (ʾaṣfār), elative أَصْفَر (ʾaṣfar))

  1. empty, void, devoid, free from
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ص ف ر (ṣ-f-r).

Verb[edit]

صَفَّرَ (ṣaffara) II, non-past يُصَفِّرُ‎ (yuṣaffiru)

  1. to dye yellow, to make yellow, to color yellow
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Noun[edit]

صُفْر (ṣufrm

  1. brass
  2. money
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Noun[edit]

صَفَر (ṣafarm

  1. verbal noun of صَفِرَ (ṣafira) (form I)
  2. (medicine) jaundice
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Adjective[edit]

صُفْر (ṣufrm pl

  1. plural form of أَصْفَر (ʾaṣfar, yellow)

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ص ف ر (ṣ-f-r).

Verb[edit]

صَفَرَ (ṣafara) I, non-past يَصْفِرُ‎ (yaṣfiru)

  1. to whistle
  2. to hiss
  3. to chirp, to stridulate
  4. to scream (of a siren)
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Verb[edit]

صَفَّرَ (ṣaffara) II, non-past يُصَفِّرُ‎ (yuṣaffiru)

  1. to whistle
  2. to hiss
  3. to chirp, to stridulate
  4. to scream (of a siren)
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Malay[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic صَفَر (ṣafar).

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Proper noun[edit]

صفر (Rumi spelling Safar)

  1. Safar (the second month of the Islamic calendar)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
٠ ١  > 
    Cardinal : صفر

From Arabic صِفْر (ṣifr).

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صفر (Rumi spelling sifar)

  1. (cardinal) zero
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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic صِفر.

Numeral[edit]

صفر (sıfır)

  1. (cardinal) zero (0)
    Next number: بر (bir) (1)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic صِفر.

Noun[edit]

صفر (sıfır)

  1. nought
  2. naught
  3. zero

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic صَفَر (ṣafar).

Noun[edit]

صفر (safer)

  1. Safar

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic صَفَر (ṣafar)

Proper noun[edit]

صفر (safar)

  1. Safar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic صِفر.

Noun[edit]

صفر (sefr)

  1. nought
  2. naught
  3. zero

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian صفر, from Arabic صَفَر (ṣafar).

Proper noun[edit]

صفر (safar?

  1. Safar

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian صفر, from Arabic صِفر.

Noun[edit]

صفر (sifrm

  1. zero
  2. cipher
  3. dot
  4. nought
  5. naught