صوفي

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See also: ضوقىand صوفی

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Etymology 1[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of صُوف(ṣūf, wool) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy), from the root ص و ف(ṣ-w-f).

Adjective[edit]

صُوفِيّ (ṣūfiyym, feminine صُوفِيَّة(ṣūfiyya), masculine plural صُوفِيُّون(ṣūfiyyūn), feminine plural صُوفِيَّات(ṣūfiyyāt)

  1. woolen
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Etymology 2[edit]

Same as above, due to a popular clothing in pertinent orders. An alleged derivation from Ancient Greek σοφός (sophós, wise) has no formal or factual basis.

Adjective[edit]

صُوفِيّ (ṣūfiyy) (feminine صُوفِيَّة(ṣūfiyya), masculine plural صُوفِيُّونَ(ṣūfiyyūna), feminine plural صُوفِيَّات(ṣūfiyyāt))

  1. Sufi
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Noun[edit]

صُوفِيّ (ṣūfiyym (plural صُوفِيُّون(ṣūfiyyūn), feminine صُوفِيَّة(ṣūfiyya))

  1. Sufi
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