فعل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ف ع ل (f-ʿ-l); cognate with Hebrew פָּעַל (pa'ál, to do).

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فَعَلَ (faʿala) I, non-past يَفْعَلُ‎ (yafʿalu)

  1. to do
  2. to fulfill
  3. to act, to perform an activity
  4. to affect, to have an effect on
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Etymology 2[edit]

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فَعَّلَ (faʿʿala) II, non-past يُفَعِّلُ‎ (yufaʿʿilu)

  1. to activate
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فِعْل (fiʿlm (plural أَفْعَال (ʾafʿāl) or فِعَال (fiʿāl))

  1. verbal noun of فَعَلَ (faʿala, to do, to act, to fulfill, to affect) (form I)
  2. activity, action, work
  3. performance, acting
  4. vocation, employment
  5. function
  6. deed, act, action
  7. effect, impact, influence
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Noun[edit]

فِعْل (fiʿlm (plural أَفْعَال (ʾafʿāl))

  1. (grammar) verb
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Noun[edit]

فِعْل (fiʿlm (plural أَفَاعِيل (ʾafāʿīl))

  1. exploit, great deed, feat
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Noun[edit]

فَعْل (faʿlm

  1. verbal noun of فَعَلَ (faʿala) (form I)
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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 0-87950-003-4

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic فِعْل (fiʿl).

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فعل (Rumi spelling fiil)

  1. work
  2. attitude

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Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic فِعْل (fiʿl).

Noun[edit]

Dari فعل
Iranian Persian فعل
Tajik феъл (feʾl)

فعل (fe'l)

  1. act
  2. action
  3. (grammar) verb

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian فعل (fe'l), from Arabic فِعْل (fiʿl).

Noun[edit]

فعل (fe'lm

  1. (grammar) verb
  2. act
  3. action
  4. deed
  5. work