مدني

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Relative adjective (nisba) composed of مَدِينَة(madīna, city) +‎ ـِيّ(-iyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مَدَنِيّ (madaniyym, feminine مَدَنِيَّة(madaniyya), masculine plural مَدَنِيُّون(madaniyyūn), feminine plural مَدَنِيَّات(madaniyyāt)

  1. urban
  2. civilized, refined
  3. civil, civic
  4. civilian
  5. Medinan

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

مَدَنِيّ (madaniyym, plural مَدَنِيُّون(madaniyyūn), feminine مَدَنِيَّة(madaniyya)

  1. urbanite, city dweller
  2. citizen
  3. civilian
    • أَفَادَ مُرَاسِلُ ٱلْجَزِيرَةِ فِي حَلَبَ [] بِمَقْتَلِ 61 مَدَنِيًّا [] [1]
      ʾafāda murāsilu l-jazīrati fī ḥalaba [] bimaqtali 61 madaniyyan []
      The Al-Jazeera correspondent in Aleppo [] informs us of the killing of 61 civilians []
  4. Medinan

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “قصف مروع لحلب ودمار هائل لليوم الخامس”, in الجزيرة [Al Jazeera]‎[1], 19 November 2016
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “مدن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN