عسل

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See also: غسلand غ س ل

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ع س ل(ʿ-s-l).

Verb[edit]

عَسَلَ (ʿasala) I, non-past يَعْسِلُ‎‎ (yaʿsilu)

  1. (intransitive) to move, to vibrate, to shake
  2. (transitive) to admix with honey
  3. to feed honey

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَسَّلَ (ʿassala) II, non-past يُعَسِّلُ‎‎ (yuʿassilu)

  1. (of bees) to produce honey
  2. (transitive) to admix with honey
  3. to be as sweet as honey
  4. to sleep lightly, to nap
  5. (transitive) to feed and supply honey

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَسَل (ʿasalm (plural أَعْسَال(ʾaʿsāl) or عُسُول(ʿusūl))

  1. (uncountable) honey
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 47:15:
      وَأَنْهَارٌ مِنْ عَسَلٍ مُصَفًّى
      wa-ʾanhārun min ʿasalin muṣaffan
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonym: شَهْد(šahd)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: عسل(ʕasal)
  • South Levantine Arabic: عسل(ʕasal)
  • Persian: عسل('asal)
  • Swahili: asali

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَسَل(ʿasal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَسَل (ʕasalm

  1. (uncountable, also figuratively) honey

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَسَل(ʿasal).

Dari عسل
Iranian Persian
Tajik асал (asal)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عسل ('asal)

  1. honey
    Synonyms: انگبین(angabin), شهد(šahd)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ع س ل

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَسَل(ʿasal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʕa.sal/, [ˈʕa.sal]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

عسل (ʕasalm

  1. honey

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian عسل‎, from Arabic عَسَل(ʿasal).

Noun[edit]

عسل (asalm (Hindi spelling असल)

  1. honey

Synonyms[edit]