عن

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See also: غن

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع ن ن(ʿ-n-n) in the sense of appearing in view in the distance and in the sense offering or presenting, bring it into someone's view; related to ع ي ن(ʿ-y-n) a root denoting the eye and vision.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

عَنْ (ʿan)

  1. off, away from
  2. from (source)
  3. out of (a feeling)
  4. about, on
  5. according to, as attested by, on authority of
  6. on the basis of, on the strength of
  7. for, in defense of
  8. as a substitute for
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ع ن ن(ʿ-n-n).

Verb[edit]

عَنَّ (ʿanna) I, non-past يَعِنُّor يَعُنُّ‎‎ (yaʿinnu or yaʿunnu)

  1. to present itself, to offer itself
  2. to take shape, to form, to arise, to spring up
  3. to suggest itself
  4. to appear, to occur
  5. to turn away, to move aside
  6. to put a rein on
  7. to pull the reins on
  8. to confine, to enclose
  9. to vilify, to revile
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَنّ (ʿannm

  1. verbal noun of عَنَّ (ʿanna) (form I)
Declension[edit]

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Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عن ('an)

  1. (vulgar) shit