مصر

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From a common Semitic source; compare Hebrew מִצְרַיִם ‎(mitsráyim) and Ugaritic msrm [script needed]. The ending in Hebrew and Ugaritic is the standard dual form, perhaps related to the ancient conceptualization of Egypt as two realms: Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

مِصْر or مَصْر ‎(miṣr or maṣrf

  1. Egypt
  2. (colloquial) Cairo
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Noun[edit]

مِصْر or مَصْر ‎(miṣr or maṣrm ‎(plural أَمْصَار ‎(ʾamṣār))

  1. big city, metropolis, capital
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of أَصَرّ ‎(ʾaṣarr, to persist in), from the root ص ر ر ‎(ṣ-r-r).

Adjective[edit]

مُصِرّ ‎(muṣirr) ‎(feminine مُصِرَّة ‎(muṣirra), masculine plural مُصِرُّون ‎(muṣirrūn))

  1. insistent
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Etymology 3[edit]

Denominal verb from مِصْر ‎(miṣr, metropolis).

Verb[edit]

مَصَّرَ ‎(maṣṣara) II, non-past يُمَصِّرُ‎ (yumaṣṣiru)

  1. to found, to build, to settle, to civilize, to colonize
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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مِصْر ‎(miṣr).

Proper noun[edit]

مصر ‎(mısır)

  1. Egypt

Noun[edit]

مصر ‎(mısır)

  1. maize, corn

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مِصْر ‎(miṣr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

مصر ‎(Mesr)

  1. Egypt

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