فخ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare فَاحَ(fāḥa), فَاخَ(fāḵa), نَفَحَ(nafaḥa), نَفَخَ(nafaḵa), فَحَّ(faḥḥa).

Verb[edit]

فَخَّ (faḵḵa) I, non-past يَفِخُّor يَفَخُّ‎‎ (yafiḵḵu or yafaḵḵu)

  1. to snore
    Synonym: غَطَّ(ḡaṭṭa)
  2. to lie resupine
  3. to diffuse, to be respired
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فَخّ (faḵḵm

  1. verbal noun of فَخَّ (faḵḵa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic פחא‎ / ܦܚܐ(paḥḥā, trap, snare, gin).

Noun[edit]

فَخّ (faḵḵm (plural فِخَاخ(fiḵāḵ) or فُخُوخ(fuḵūḵ))

  1. trap, snare, gin
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Ottoman Turkish: فق(fak)

References[edit]

  • فخ” in Almaany
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 119
  • Freytag, Georg (1835) , “فخ”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 321
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “فخ”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 946