فاعل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of the verb فَعَلَ(faʿala, to do, to affect), from the root ف ع ل(f-ʿ-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿil) (form I, feminine فَاعِلَة(fāʿila), masculine plural فَاعِلُون(fāʿilūn) or فَعَلَة(faʿala), feminine plural فَاعِلَات(fāʿilāt) or فَوَاعِل(fawāʿil))

  1. active participle of فَعَلَ(faʿala)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 18:23:
      وَلَا تَقُولَنَّ لِشَيْءٍ إِنِّي فَاعِلٌ ذَلِكَ غَدًا
      walā taqūlanna lišayʾin ʾinnī fāʿilun ḏalika ḡadan
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿil) (feminine فَاعِلَة(fāʿila), elative أَفْعَل(ʾafʿal))

  1. effective
  2. efficient
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References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فعل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Noun[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿilm (plural فَاعِلُون(fāʿilūn) or فَعَلَة(faʿala), feminine فَاعِلَة(fāʿila))

  1. doer, one who does something
  2. worker
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿilm

  1. (grammar) subject, agent
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See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ف ع ل(f-ʿ-l).

Verb[edit]

فَاعَلَ (fāʿala) III, non-past يُفَاعِلُ‎‎ (yufāʿilu)

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) to treat, to deal with
Conjugation[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَاعِل(fāʿil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فاعل (fâ'el) (plural فاعل‌ها(fâ'el-hâ))

  1. (grammar) subject
  2. doer, active

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