قحط

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق ح ط(q-ḥ-ṭ) related to droughts and sudden blows

Noun[edit]

قَحْط (qaḥṭm (plural قُحُوط(quḥūṭ))

  1. verbal noun of قَحَطَ (qaḥaṭa) (form I)
  2. drought
    Synonym: جَفَاف(jafāf)
  3. (figuratively) dearth, scarcity; hunger

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَحَطَ (qaḥaṭa) I, non-past يَقْحَطُ‎‎ (yaqḥaṭu) قَحِطَ (qaḥiṭa) I, non-past يَقْحَطُ‎‎ (yaqḥaṭu)

  1. to be held back, to fail to materialize

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَحَطَ (qaḥaṭa) I, non-past يَقْحَطُ‎‎ (yaqḥaṭu)

  1. to scuff, to scrape, to rake

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Verb[edit]

قَحَّطَ (qaḥḥaṭa) II, non-past يُقَحِّطُ‎‎ (yuqaḥḥiṭu)

  1. to scuff, to scrape, to rake

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Verb[edit]

قَحَّطَ (qaḥḥaṭa) II, non-past يُقَحِّطُ‎‎ (yuqaḥḥiṭu)

  1. to fertilize, to fecundate

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References[edit]

  • Corriente, Federico (2005) , “قحط”, in Diccionario avanzado árabe (in Spanish), 2nd edition, Barcelona: Herder, page 922
  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) , “قحط”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 309
  • Freytag, Georg (1835) , “قحط”, 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, pages 401–402
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “قحط”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1002

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَحْط(qaḥṭ, drought, hunger)

Noun[edit]

قحط (qaht)

  1. famine, dearth
    • The Bible, Romans 8:35:
      کیست که ما را از محبّت مسیح جدا سازد؟ آیا مصیبت یا دلتنگی یا جفا یا قحط یا عریانی یا خطر یا شمشیر؟
      What will part us from the love of the Lord? Hardness? Gloom? Persecution? Famine? Nakedness? Danger? A sword?
    Synonyms: کمیابی‎, قحطی

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