كحل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ك ح ل (k-ḥ-l)

Verb[edit]

كَحَلَ (káħala) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to rub with kohl (stibnite), to paint with kohl

كَحَّلَ (káħħala) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to rub with kohl (stibnite), to paint with kohl

Noun[edit]

كُحْل (kuħlm, plural أكحال (ʾakħāl)‎

  1. antimony
  2. kohl, stibnite (pulverized antimony)

كَحَل (káħalm

  1. black coloring of the edges of the eyelids

Adjective[edit]

كَحِل (káħil)

  1. darkened with kohl, dyed black (of the eyelids)

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