لفظ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb form I from the root ل ف ظ(l-f-ẓ).

Verb[edit]

لَفَظَ (lafaẓa) I, non-past يَلْفِظُ‎‎ (yalfiẓu)

  1. (transitive, with accusative or بِـ(bi-)) to emit
  2. (transitive, with accusative or بِـ(bi-)) to spit out
  3. (transitive, with accusative or بِـ(bi-)) to eject
  4. (transitive, with accusative and مِنْ(min)) to throw out
  5. to speak, enunciate, articulate
  6. (transitive, with accusative or بِـ(bi-)) to pronounce, utter, express, say
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal noun from لَفَظّ(lafaẓẓ), from the root ل ف ظ(l-f-ẓ).

Noun[edit]

لَفْظ (lafẓm (plural أَلْفَاظ(ʾalfāẓ))

  1. expression, term, word
    • Ibn Malik
      كَلَامُنَا لَفْظٌ مُفِيدٌ كَٱسْتَقِمْ / وَٱسْمٌ وَفِعْلٌ ثُمَّ حَرْفٌ ٱلْكَلِم
      kalāmunā lafẓun mufīdun kastaqim / wasmun wafiʿlun ṯumma ḥarfun l-kalim
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. wording, formulation
  3. articulation, enunciation, pronunciation
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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “لفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic لَفَظَ(lafaẓa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

لفظ (lafaẓ) (form I, present بلفظ(bolfoẓ), subjunctive يلفظ(yolfoẓ))

  1. to pronounce

Conjugation[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لَفْظ(lafẓ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

لَفْظ (lafzm (plural الفاظ, Hindi spelling लफ़्ज़)

  1. word, term
    میں دو لفظوں میں یہ بیاں نہیں کر سکتا۔‎‎
    ma͠i dō lafzō̃ mē̃ ye bayā̃ nahī̃ kar saktā.
    I cannot express this in only two words.

Declension[edit]

Colloquial[edit]
Declension of لفظ
singular plural
direct لَفْظ(lafz) لَفْظ(lafz)
oblique لَفْظ(lafz) لَفْظوں(lafzō̃)
vocative لَفْظ(lafz) لَفْظو(lafzō)
Standard[edit]
Declension of لفظ
singular plural
direct لَفْظ(lafz) اَلْفاظ(alfāz)
oblique لَفْظ(lafz) اَلْفاظ(alfāz)
vocative لَفْظ(lafz) اَلْفاظ(alfāz)

References[edit]

  • Platts, John T. (1884) , “لفظ”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.
  • S. W. Fallon (1879) , “لفظ”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • لفظ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971) , “لفظ”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary (in Urdu), Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • لفظ”, in Rekhta Urdu Dictionary, Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.
  • John Shakespear (1834) , “لفظ”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani., 3rd edition, London