لين

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ل ي ن(l-y-n).

Adjective[edit]

لَيِّن or لَيْن (layyin or layn) (feminine لَيِّنَة(layyina) or لَيْنَة(layna), masculine plural لَيِّنُون(layyinūn) or لَيْنُونَ(laynūna) or أَلْيِنَاء(ʾalyināʾ), feminine plural لَيِّنَات(layyināt) or لَيْنَات(laynāt), elative أَلْيَن(ʾalyan))

  1. soft
  2. flabby, feeble
  3. flexible, supple, elastic, tractable
  4. tender, delicate
  5. gentle, sociable, kind
    Antonyms: شَدِيد(šadīd), عَنِيف(ʿanīf), قَاسٍ(qāsin)
    • Quran, 20:44
      فَقُولَا لَهُ قَوْلًا لَّيِّنًا لَّعَلَّهُ يَتَذَكَّرُ أَوْ يَخْشَىٰ
      faqūlā lahu qawlan llayyinan llaʿallahu yataḏakkaru ʾaw yaḵšā
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  6. tanned
Declension[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

لِين (līnm

  1. verbal noun of لَانَ(lāna, to be or become soft, tender, etc.) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

لَيَّنَ (layyana) II, non-past يُلَيِّنُ‎‎ (yulayyinu)

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Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

لِينَ (līna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of وَلِيَ(waliya)