عريف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ر ف (ʿ-r-f); compare عَرَفَ (ʿarafa, to know).

Adjective[edit]

عَرِيف (ʿarīf) (masculine plural عُرَفَاء (ʿurafāʾ), elative أَعْرَف (ʾaʿraf))

  1. knowing, cognizant, aware

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Noun[edit]

عَرِيف (ʿarīfm (plural عُرَفَاء (ʿurafāʾ))

  1. expert, authority, specialist
  2. teaching assistant, class monitor
  3. (military, Iraq) sergeant
  4. (military, Egypt, Syrian) corporal
  5. teacher, choir leader

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