قرنفل

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Arabic[edit]

قَرَنْفُل
قَرَنْفُل
قَرَنْفُل
قَرَنْفُل

Etymology[edit]

Imported from India. Compare Tamil கராம்பு (karāmpu), கிராம்பு (kirāmpu), Malayalam കറയാന്പൂ (kaṟayānpū), കരയാമ്പൂ (karayāmpū), ഗ്രാമ്പൂ (grāmpū), Sinhalese කරාබු (karābu), Tagalog klabong, klabos, kalabumpako, all meaning cloves. From the same source Ancient Greek καρυόφυλλον (karuóphullon), Classical Syriac ܩܪܦܠܢ‎, ܩܪܦܠܘܢ‎, Amharic ቅርንፉድ (ḳərnəfud). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَرَنْفُل (qaranfulm

  1. clove (Syzygium aromaticum)
    • 10th century, Al-Mutanabbi, “حرف اللام”, in ديوان أبي الطيب المتنبي, 201:
      نَدَى الْخُزَامَى ذَفِرِ الْقَرَنْفُلِ / مُحَلَّلٍ مِلْوَحْشِ لَمْ يُحَلَّلِ
      nadā l-ḵuzāmā ḏafiri l-qaranfuli / muḥallalin milwaḥši lam yuḥallali
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus)

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

قُرُنْفُل

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَرَنْفُل(qaranful).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡurunful/, [ɡʊrʊɱfʊl]

Noun[edit]

قُرُنْفُل (gurunfulm pl

  1. carnation (flower)
  2. clove (spice)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَرَنْفُل(qaranful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قرنفل (qrunfulm (collective)

  1. carnation (flower)
  2. clove (spice)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَرَنْفُل(qaranful),

Noun[edit]

قرنفل (karanfil)

  1. carnation (flower)
  2. clove (spice)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَرَنْفُل(qaranful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قرنفل (qaranfol)

  1. carnation (flower)
  2. clove (spice)