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]
    Inflected forms
Base form عَنْ (ʿan)
Personal-pronoun-
including forms
Singular Dual Plural
Masculine Feminine Common Masculine Feminine
First person عَنِّي(ʿannī) عَنَّا(ʿannā)
Second person عَنْكَ(ʿanka) عَنْكِ(ʿanki) عَنْكُمَا(ʿankumā) عَنْكُمْ(ʿankum) عَنْكُنَّ(ʿankunna)
Third person عَنْهُ(ʿanhu) عَنْهَا(ʿanhā) عَنْهُمَا(ʿanhumā) عَنْهُمْ(ʿanhum) عَنْهُنَّ(ʿanhunna)

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]

References[edit]


Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عن ('an)

  1. (vulgar) shit