كيف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaj.fa/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

كَيْفَ (kayfa)

  1. how

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ك ي ف(k-y-f).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كَيْف (kayfm (plural كُيُوف(kuyūf))

  1. condition, state
  2. mood
  3. will
  4. pleasure, well-being, good humor, enjoyment, carouse, excitement from opium
  5. opiate, narcotic
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

In most of its senses, denominal from كَيْف(kayf). In the sense “to cut off entirely”, intensive of كَافَ(kāfa, to cut off).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَيَّفَ (kayyafa) II, non-past يُكَيِّفُ‎‎ (yukayyifu)

  1. to cut off entirely
  2. to regulate
  3. to form, to mold; to adapt, to fit, to modify, to qualify
  4. (modern) to bring one into good humor, to amuse one well
  5. (modern) to make one tipsy, to intoxicate
Conjugation[edit]

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ي ف(k-y-f)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

كيف (kēf)

  1. how?