معول

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Tool noun from the root ع و ل(ʿ-w-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مِعْوَل (miʿwalm (plural مَعَاوِل(maʿāwil))

  1. pickaxe, mattock used to undermine

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References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “معول”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 245b
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “معول”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 897