كثر

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: كبر‎, گبر‎, ك ب ر, and ك ث ر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ك ث ر(k-ṯ-r); compare كَثِير(kaṯīr, many).

Verb[edit]

كَثُرَ (kaṯura) I, non-past يَكْثُرُ‎‎ (yakṯuru)

  1. to be many, to be numerous, to abound
  2. to increase, to grow
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَثَرَ (kaṯara) I, non-past يَكْثُرُ‎‎ (yakṯuru)

  1. (transitive, stative) to outnumber
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Mace, John (2007) , “كثر”, in Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَثَّرَ (kaṯṯara) II, non-past يُكَثِّرُ‎‎ (yukaṯṯiru)

  1. (transitive) to increase
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • North Levantine Arabic: كتر
References[edit]
  • Mace, John (2007) , “كثر”, in Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

كَثْر (kaṯrm

  1. verbal noun of كَثَرَ (kaṯara) (form I)
Declension[edit]