ضفة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ض ف ف(ḍ-f-f) related with crowds and amalgams

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ضِفَّة or ضَفَّة (ḍiffa or ḍaffaf (plural ضِفَاف(ḍifāf))

  1. bank, shore
  2. (specifically) the West Bank (اَلضِّفَّة اَلْغَرْبِيَّة‏‎(aḍ-ḍiffa(t) al-ḡarbiyya))

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Corriente, Federico (2005), “ضفة”, in Diccionario avanzado árabe (in Spanish), 2nd edition, Barcelona: Herder, page 690