قفل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ف ل (q-f-l).

Verb[edit]

قَفَلَ (qafala) I, non-past يَقْفِلُ or يَقْفُلُ‎ (yaqfilu or yaqfulu)

  1. to return from a journey
  2. to carry on a usurious grain trade
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Verb[edit]

قَفَلَ (qafala) I, non-past يَقْفِلُ‎ (yaqfilu)

  1. (transitive, proscribed) to close
  2. (transitive, proscribed) to lock, lock up
  3. to collect, to gather
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References[edit]
  • قفل” in Malik Ghulam Farid (2006), Dictionary of the Holy Qur'an, Tilford, Surrey, UK: Islam International Publications Ltd., ISBN 1-85372-821-7
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “قفل”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قفل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَفَلَ (qafala) I, non-past يَقْفُلُ‎ (yaqfulu)
قَفِلَ (qafila) I, non-past يَقْفَلُ‎ (yaqfalu)

  1. to dry up, wither
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَفْل (qaflm

  1. verbal noun of قَفَلَ (qafala, to close, lock, gather, dry up) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of قَفِلَ (qafila, to dry up) (form I)
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Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

قُفْل (quflm (plural أَقْفَال (ʾaqfāl) or أَقْفُل (ʾaqful) or قُفُول (qufūl))

  1. lock, bolt
  2. flag, banner
  3. skein
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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

قفل (qafal), يقبل (yiqfil)

  1. to close

Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

قفل (qofl)

  1. lock