غني

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See also: عنى‎, عني, and غنى

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root غ ن ي(ḡ-n-y).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

غَنِيّ (ḡaniyy) (feminine غَنِيَّة(ḡaniyya), masculine plural غَنِيُّونَ(ḡaniyyūna) or أَغْنِيَاء(ʾaḡniyāʾ), feminine plural غَنِيَّات(ḡaniyyāt), elative أَغْنَى(ʾaḡnā))

  1. rich, wealthy
    Antonym: فَقِير(faqīr)
  2. in no need [+ عَن(object) = of]
    • (Can we date this quote?), أَبُو حَيَّان الْأَنْدَلُسِيّ (ʾAbū Ḥayyān al-ʾAndalusiyy), البحر المحيط في التفسير:
      وَكَذَلِكَ ﴿لِنُحْيِيَ بِهِ بَلْدَةً مَيْتًا﴾ يُرِيدُ بَعْضَ بِلَادِ هَؤُلَاءِ الْمُتَبَاعِدِينَ عَنْ مَظَانِّ الْمَاءِ بِخِلَافِ سُكَّانِ الْمُدُنِ فَإِنَّهُمْ قَرِيبُونَ مِنَ الْأَوْدِيَةِ وَالْأَنْهَارِ وَالْعُيُونِ فَهُمْ غَنِيُّونَ غَالِبًا عَنْ سَقْيِ مَاءِ الْمَطَرِ []
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Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “غني”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

غَنِّي (ḡannī) (form II)

  1. second-person feminine singular active imperative of غَنَّى(ḡannā)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

غُنِّيَ (ḡunniya) (form II)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of غَنَّى(ḡannā)