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
Declension[edit]
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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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