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]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. effective
  2. efficient
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
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 0-87950-003-4

Noun[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿilm (plural فَاعِلُون (fāʿilūn), feminine فَاعِلَة (fāʿila))

  1. doer, one who does something
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
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 0-87950-003-4

Noun[edit]

فَاعِل (fāʿilm (plural فَعَلَة (faʿala), feminine فَاعِلَة (fāʿila))

  1. worker
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ف ع ل (f-ʿ-l).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to treat, to deal with
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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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