كف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ك ف ف (k-f-f).

Verb[edit]

كَفَّ (kaffa) I, non-past يَكُفُّ‎ (yakuffu)

  1. (transitive) to hem, to skirt
  2. (intransitive, constructed with مِنْْ (min)) to curb, to contain, to constrict
  3. (transitive, constructed with ْعَن (ʿan)) to hinder, to keep somebody off from something
  4. (intransitive, constructed with عَن (ʿan)) to desist or to cease
  5. (intransitive, constructed with عَن (ʿan)) to refrain or to abstain

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ك ف ف (k-f-f), from Proto-Semitic *kapp-.

Noun[edit]

كَفّ (kafff (plural كُفُوف (kufūf) or أَكُفّ (ʾakuff))

  1. hand, palm of the hand
  2. thwack, slap
  3. glove
  4. paw, foot, claw
  5. handful
  6. scale (balance)
  7. quire
  8. bar (of candy)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

كَفّ (kaffm

  1. verbal noun of كَفَّ (kaffa) (form I)abstaining, abstention, cessation, desistance, discontinuation, refraining, stoppage, suspension

Declension[edit]