غير

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See also: غیر and غ ي ر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root غ ي ر (ḡ-y-r); compare غَارَ (ḡāra, to be jealous, to display zeal).

Adjective[edit]

غُيُر (ḡuyurm pl

  1. masculine plural of غَيُور (ḡayūr, zealous, very jealous, very enthusiastic)

Noun[edit]

غُيُر (ḡuyurm pl

  1. plural of غَيُور (ḡayūr, zealot)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root غ ي ر (ḡ-y-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

غَيْر (ḡayrm

  1. (literally) something else, someone else, others
    الْغَيْر‎ ― al-ḡayrthe others, neighbors
    بِغَيْرِ‎ ― bi-ḡayriwithout
    مِن غَيْرِ‎ ― min ḡayriwithout
    فِي غَيْرِ‎ ― fī ḡayriwithout
    (with following abstract noun)
    فِي غَيْرِ مَا‎ ― fī ḡayri māwithout
    (with following abstract noun)
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Preposition[edit]

غَيْرُ or غَيْرَ (ḡayru or ḡayra)

  1. except, other than, different from, unlike
    غَيْرُهُ‎ ― ḡayruhuanother (literally, “other than him”)
  2. no, not, un-, non-, in-, dis-
    غَيْرُ طَيِّبٍ‎ ― ḡayru ṭayyibinnot good
  3. except, save, but
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Verb[edit]

غَيَّرَ (ḡayyara) II, non-past يُغَيِّرُ‎ (yuḡayyiru)

  1. (transitive) to change, to alter
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