كحل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ك ح ل ‎(k-ḥ-l).

Verb[edit]

كَحَلَ ‎(kaḥala) I, non-past يَكْحُلُ or يَكْحَلُ‎ (yakḥulu or yakḥalu)

  1. to rub with kohl (stibnite), to paint with kohl
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Verb[edit]

كَحَّلَ ‎(kaḥḥala) II, non-past يُكَحِّلُ‎ (yukaḥḥilu)

  1. to rub with kohl (stibnite), to paint with kohl
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Noun[edit]

كُحْل ‎(kuḥlm ‎(plural أَكْحَال ‎(ʾakḥāl))

  1. antimony
  2. kohl, stibnite (pulverized antimony)
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Noun[edit]

كَحَل ‎(kaḥalm

  1. black coloring of the edges of the eyelids
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Adjective[edit]

كَحِل ‎(kaḥil)

  1. darkened with kohl, dyed black (of the eyelids)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

كَحْل ‎(kaḥlm

  1. verbal noun of كَحُلَ ‎(kaḥula) (form I)
  2. verbal noun of كَحَلَ ‎(kaḥala) (form I)
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