فقس

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ف ق س(f-q-s).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

فَقَسَ ‎(faqasa) I, non-past يَفْقِسُ‎ (yafqisu)

  1. to hatch
  2. to kill
  3. to creep out of the egg
  4. to expand, to blossom
  5. to prevent by force
  6. to pull down (someone) by the hair
  7. to shoot, fire off a gun
  8. to lose patience, to grow ill-tempered, to become vexed

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References[edit]

Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “فقس”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen


Libyan Arabic[edit]

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فقس (fgɑṣ)

  1. (of the eyes) to pop

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فقس (fguṣ)

  1. to hatch

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فقس (faggəṣ)

  1. to hatch
  2. (vulgar) to bend over