صن

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See also: ضن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ص ن ن(ṣ-n-n).

Verb[edit]

صَنَّ (ṣanna) I, non-past يَصِنُّ‎‎ (yaṣinnu)

  1. to be fetid, to have a foul odour
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صِنّ (ṣinnm

  1. urine of the hyrax, which is fetid and was used medicinally
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ibn al-Bayṭār to this entry?)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic צִנָּא / צִינָּא(ṣinnā, a large palm leaf basket), also צַנָּא(ṣannā), סַנָּא(sannā), from Akkadian 𒊓𒀭𒉡 (/sannu/, net).

Noun[edit]

صِنّ or صَنّ (ṣinn or ṣannm (plural أَصْنَان(ʾaṣnān)) (obsolete, Yemen)

  1. a kind of large basket with a lid
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

صُنْ (ṣun) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of صَانَ(ṣāna)

Verb[edit]

صُنَّ (ṣunna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of صَانَ(ṣāna)
  2. third-person feminine plural past active of صَانَ(ṣāna)

Verb[edit]

صِنَّ (ṣinna) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine plural past passive of صَانَ(ṣāna)

References[edit]

  • ṣn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “صن”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 1, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 845
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 76
  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “صن”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 523
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “صن”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 1, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 1373–1374
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “صن”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 1730
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 614
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “صن”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 727