مسك

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

م س ك (m-s-k)

Verb[edit]

مَسَكَ (másaka) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to grab, grasp, clutch, clasp, seize, take hold
  2. to hold
  3. to stick, cling, adhere, hang on
  4. to keep (the books, accounts, etc.)
  5. to take (charge, control, etc.)

مَسَّكَ (mássaka) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to have someone seize or hold something

Noun[edit]

مَسْك (maskm

  1. seizure, grip, hold
  2. keeping (bookkeeping, etc.)

Adjective[edit]

مُسُك (músukm, masculine plural مُسَكَة (músaka)‎

  1. grasping, greedy, avaricious

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian مشک (mošk, musk), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭥𐭱𐭪𐭩 (mušk, musk).

Verb[edit]

مَسَّكَ (mássaka) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to scent with musk

Noun[edit]

مِسْك (miskm

  1. musk