عطل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع ط ل (ʿ-ṭ-l).

Verb[edit]

عَطِلَ (ʿaṭila) I, non-past يَعْطَلُ‎ (yaʿṭalu)

  1. to lack (مِن (min) something)
  2. to be unemployed, to be idle
  3. to be unadorned
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “عطل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عطل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Verb[edit]

عَطِلَ (ʿaṭila) I, non-past يَعْطَلُ‎ (yaʿṭalu)

  1. to be tall
  2. ("modern") to be spoiled, to be no longer of use
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of عَطِلَ (ʿaṭila).

Verb[edit]

عَطَّلَ (ʿaṭṭala) II, non-past يُعَطِّلُ‎ (yuʿaṭṭilu)

  1. to neglect
  2. to make unemployed, to leave idle
  3. to damage, to destroy, to devastate, to ruin, to render inoperable
  4. to deprive of one's property
  5. to deprive of adornments
  6. to empty
  7. to free
  8. to obstruct
  9. to interrupt
  10. to suspend (a publication)
  11. to turn off (an engine, etc.)
  12. to close (a store, an office, etc.)
  13. ("modern") to injure, to cause loss (عَلَى (ʿalā) to)
  14. ("modern") to lend at interest
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “عطل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عطل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَطَل or عَطْل (ʿaṭal or ʿaṭlm

  1. verbal noun of عَطِلَ (ʿaṭila, to lack, to be unemployed, to be unadorned, etc.) (form I)
  2. unemployment
  3. inactivity
  4. inefficiency
  5. lack
  6. absence of adornment, simplicity
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “عطل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عطل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN