فخذ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ف خ ذ (f-ḵ-ḏ); the family sense stemming from the Bedouin practice of sitting in close proximity, thigh against thigh, with those who are dearer or have closer relationship.

Noun[edit]

فَخِذ or فَخْذ (faḵiḏ or faḵḏf (dual فَخِذَانِ (faḵiḏāni) or فَخْذَانِ (faḵḏāni), plural أَفْخَاذ (ʾafḵāḏ))

  1. (anatomy) thigh
  2. a small sub-tribe, the portion consisting of your nearest relatives

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَخْذ (faḵḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faxdˁ/, /faxd/
  • IPA(key): /faxð/ (classical pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

فَخْذ (faḵḍ or faḵd) m (plural فُخُوذ ‎(fuḵūḍ or fuḵūd))

  1. (anatomy) thigh
  2. a small sub-tribe, the portion consisting of your nearest relatives