معنى

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ن ي (ʿ-n-y), from the verb عَنَى (ʿanā, to be on someone's mind)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَعْنًى (maʿnanm (construct state مَعْنَى (maʿnā), plural مَعَانٍ (maʿānin), plural construct state مَعَانِي (maʿānī))

  1. meaning, import
  2. sense
  3. concept, notion
  4. idea, thought
  5. rhetorical expression, figurative expression

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عني”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4