فك

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Morphologically from the root ف ك ك(f-k-k).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (verb) IPA(key): /fak.ka/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

فَكَّ (fakka) I, non-past يَفُكُّ‎‎ (yafukku)

  1. to untie a knot
    فَكَّ الْعُقْدَةَ
    fakka l-ʿuqdata
    He untied the knot.
  2. to break a seal
  3. to disassemble
  4. to free and release
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 90:13:
      فَكُّ رَقَبَةٍ
      fakku raqabatin
      It is the freeing of a slave
  5. to decipher
    فَكَّ اللُّغْزَ
    fakka l-luḡza
    He solved the mystery
    فَكَّ الرُّمُوزَ
    fakka r-rumūza
    to decipher the message

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Noun[edit]

فَكّ (fakkm (dual فَكَّانِ(fakkāni), plural فُكُوك(fukūk))

  1. verbal noun of فَكَّ (fakka) (form I)
  2. (anatomy) jaw

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Further reading[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “فك”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • جُبْرَان مَسْعُود Jubrān Masʿūd (1964) , “فك”, in الرائد معجم لغوي عصري ar-rāʾid: muʿjam luḡawiyy ʿaṣriyy, 7th edition, Beirut: دار العلم للملايين Dar Al Malayin, published 1992, OCLC 971548627, page 606



Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ف ك ك

From Arabic فَكَّ(fakka).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

فك (fakk) (non-past يفك(yfukk), form I)

  1. to loosen
    Synonym: حل(ḥall)

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