كاهن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of كَهَنَ ‎(kahana, to predict the future), from the root ك ه ن ‎(k-h-n). Compare Hebrew כוהן ‎(kōhên).

Noun[edit]

كَاهِن ‎(kāhinm ‎(plural كُهَّان ‎(kuhhān) or كَهَنَة ‎(kahana))

  1. diviner, soothsayer, prognosticator, fortuneteller, augur, forecaster
  2. (religion) priest, father, chaplain, rector, prebend, clergyman, vicar, dominie, curate

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